How Did Jefferson and Hamilton Plan For An Imperial President?

I’ve examined the balance of power in the United States in several of my books because the Founding Fathers never intended their work to last this long.

In The Line, I looked at what the military might do if it felt the President was going against what they viewed as the national interest and planned a coup.

In The Jefferson Allegiance I imagined if Jefferson and Hamilton, two political rivals, actually acted together to enact a secret document that was law in order to restrain a president who went too far. The document became The Jefferson Allegiance. It’s been used a number of times: Polk, Lincoln, Roosevelt (two of them), Kennedy, Nixon and others. The premise of the book is that today a group is looking for the original document in order to destroy it so that it can’t be used again.

When it was released, this book became the #2 seller at Barnes and Noble. Here is The Jefferson Allegiance:

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