Franklin D. Roosevelt, Congress, and the New Deal

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Prompt: Even though people consider him one of the most powerful executives in US governmental history, FDR had to deal with the other branches of government just like other presidents. How did he disagree with Congress early on in the New Deal? How did he disagree with them late in the New Deal? The founders certainly crafted much of the current form and function (as well as the way it was in the 1930's and 1940's) with the idea that no single person or body would have too much power in the government. Having a legislative body that must pass the laws, a President who can push an agenda but not on his own and a judicial body that makes sure that laws pass constitutional muster is essential to prevent unethical (or even tyrannical) events to occur. Certainly, FDR was no tyrant. Like most Presidents, he didn't have a large swath of Congress that was eager to do his legislative bidding like President Barack Obama enjoyed from 2007 to 2010 when he and his fellow Democrats controlled the House, Senate and the Presidency, the latter of those four years being when the Affordable Care Act was passed. FDR certainly was dealt a blow when the opposing party won thirteen governorships, doubled their strength in the House and gained eight new seats in the Senate in 1938 . That seismic shift basically but the kibosh on the New Deal's two major shifts. the first of which happened in 1933-34 and the latter happening in 1935-38 . The First part of the New Deal was actually opposed by a
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