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  1. An agency in the Executive Office of the President that advises the president on national security.
  2. The right of executive officials to withold information from or to appear before a legislative committee.
  3. A power created for the president through laws enacted by Congress.
  4. The practice of rewarding faithful party workers and followers with government employment and contracts.
  5. An action by the House of Representatives to accuse the president, vice president, or other civil officers of the United States of committing "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors."
  6. The person is named to direct the White House Office and advise the president.

6 True/False questions

  1. White House OfficeThe person is named to direct the White House Office and advise the president.

          

  2. Executive OrderA rule or regulation issued by the president that has the effect of law. Executive orders can implement and give administrative effect to provisions in the Constitution, to treaties, and to statutes.

          

  3. CabinetAn advisory group selected by the president to aid in making decisions. The cabinet includes the heads of fifteen executive departments and others named by the president.

          

  4. Washington CommunityIndividuals regularly involved with politics in Washington, D.C.

          

  5. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)An agency in the Executive Office of the President that advises the president on national security.

          

  6. Inherent PowerA power of the president derived from the statements in the Constitution that "the executive Power shall be vested in a President" and that the president should "take Care that the laws be faithfully executed"; defined through practice rather than through law.