„More fundamentally, however, the answer to petitioners' objection is that there can be no impairment of executive power, whether on the state or federal level, where actions pursuant to that power are impermissible under the Constitution. Where there is no power, there can be no impairment of power.“

—  William J. Brennan, Writing for the court, Elrod v. Burns, 427 U.S. 347, 353 (1976).
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