@musictechsolve: Defiance or Collaboration? The Role of the Presidential Signing Statement in MLC Board Appointments
Music Technology Policy
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
Even though they have a long history, Presidential Signing Statements are not exactly front and center in every civics class or constitutional public law class in America. Presidential Signing Statements were first used by President James Monroe in 1822 in the form of a “special message” to the Senate. Presidents Andrew Jackson, John Tyler and Ulysses Grant also issued signing statements, but they were used infrequently until the 20th Century.