Strategic choices and the early Bush legislative agenda Academic Article uri icon


  • The early months of a new presidency represent the most important period for establishing the tone and character of the White House's relationship with Congress. It is the time of closest scrutiny and the greatest vulnerability to making major mistakes. Taking the right steps early and avoiding errors can lay the foundation for a productive working relationship. Actions taken early create lasting impressions.

published proceedings


author list (cited authors)

  • Edwards, G. C.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Edwards, GC

publication date

  • January 2002