Those opposed to the idea (rightly) said that it would be a politically disastrous power grab by the executive branch.
After The Source, Osorio became an executive editor at BET.com before McMillan came calling.
Rogozin then criticized the executive order as not being serious.
Her husband left town, so she and the kids will be bouncing under the watchful eye of her executive producer.
Dan Curtis: The creator of Dark Shadows and its executive producer.
If he cannot quell it, then the executive himself has to come in.
We need a new engagement, too, between the executive and the Congress.
Their executive functions will naturally bias their judgment.
Grouvelle, secretary of the executive Council, read them to him.
I am also instructed to appoint an executive to fill your place during your absence.
mid-15c., "performed, carried out;" 1640s, "of the branch of government that carries out the laws," from Middle French executif, from Latin executivus, from past participle stem of exequi (see execution). The noun in this sense is from 1776, as a branch of government. Meaning "businessman" is 1902 in American English. Executive privilege is attested by 1805, American English.
Stylish; luxurious; costly; posh: executive housing/ executive bus/ executive class (1970s+)