An amendment that limits the president to two terms
Removal of an elected official from an office for an unlawful activity
a political scandal during the 1970s resulting from the break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters
Permits the vice president to become acting president if both the vice president & the president's cabinet determine that the president is disabled.
is a body of high ranking government officials; the President's official advisors
National Security Council
links the president's key foreign and military policy advisers
Council of Economic Advisors
A three-member body appointed by the president to advise the president on economic policy.
Office of Management and Budget
An office created in 1921 that preforms managerial and budgetary functions
the of the President to stop a bill from becoming a law; Congress can override with a 2/3 majority
allows the President to veto a bill indirectly by not signing it just before Congress goes on holiday
When voters cast their ballots for congressional candidates of the president's party bcuz they support the president.
War Powers Resolution
federal law intended to check the power of the President in committing to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress.
the power of congress to override the presidential decision
A sudden and unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event.