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The Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference will examine the changing and often convoluted relationship between the legislative and the executive branches in the United States government. The Conference began with an opening address by Senator Mike Lee and concluded with a closing address by OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

This panel of the 2017 Executive Branch Review Conference was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 2017.

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Breakout Session: The Unitary Executive through Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
East Room

  • Mr. Neil Eggleston, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School 
  • Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, Of Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution

Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC

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