The president of Congress was, by design, a position with little authority.
If we could but have had him there to back us with his authority!
But all has not been perfect with the authority, particularly its recent financial health.
To that work I now turn with all the authority of my office.
And the two people with authority to stop her from leaving were gone.
One man said with great authority that the chief was actually 85.
The time is the most critical in history to think and act with authority.
By now he'd learned how to do that with authority.
We've been doing this for years and never had any problems with the authorities.
As I said earlier, this point is being taken up with the federal authorities.