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Executive privilege, explained

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Executive privilege has been invoked by former President Donald Trump and his former staffer Steve Bannon — but what is its history? The Constitution contains no mention of executive privilege, and it wasn't created until Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Timothy Noah, staff writer at The New Republic.

This segment aired on October 20, 2021.

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