Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two terms of office.
A 1967 amendment to the Constitution that establishes procedures for filling presidential and vice presidential vacancies and makes provisions for presidential disability.
a formal accusation of misconduct in office against a public official
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in 1972 and the subsequent cover-up of White House involvement, leading to the eventual resignation of President Nixon under the threat of impeachment.
group of officials who head government departments and advise the President
National Security Council
a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security
Council of Economic Advisers
A three-member body appointed by the president to advise the president on economic policy.
Office of Management and Budget
The executive agency that advises the President on the Federal budget
The constitutional power of the president to send a bill back to Congress with reasons for rejecting it. A two-thirds vote in each house can override a veto.
a bill fails to become law because the president did not sign it within ten days before Congress adjourns
These occur when voters cast their ballots for congressional candidates of the president's party because they support the president.
Wars Powers Resolution
requiring presidents to consults with Congress whenever possible to using military forces and to withdraw forces after 60 days unless Congress declares War or grants an extension.
The authority of Congress to block a presidential action after it has taken place.
A sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event requiring the president to play the role of crisis manager.