Executive privilege

Executive privilege,

Definition of Executive privilege:

  1. Under the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers, the non-disclosure right granted to the executive branch of a government in matters such as national defense and foreign policy.

  2. The privilege, claimed by the president for the executive branch of the US government, of withholding information in the public interest.

How to use Executive privilege in a sentence?

  1. While the president has the right to claim executive privilege under certain circumstances, even this privilege does not allow him complete secrecy.

Meaning of Executive privilege & Executive privilege Definition