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executive branch

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white house
1600 pensylvania ave
22nd amendment
A president can only have 2 terms in office
25th amendment
if the president dies the vice-president steps up, and the vice-president elects someone from congress to take the place of vice-president and then needs to be voted on by congress, and so on down the line
amnesty
the formal act of liberating someone
Article II of the constitution
outlines the executive branches powers and abilities
cabinet
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
caucus
a private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for office
congressional override
the power of Congress to pass legislation over a president's veto
elector
a citizen who has a legal right to vote
electoral college
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
electoral vote
The official vote for the President of the United States
employment act of 1946
Enacted by Truman, it committed the federal government to ensuring economic growth and established the Council of Economic Advisors to confer with the president and formulate policies for maintaining employment, production, and purchasing power
executive office of the president
the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
executive order
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law
executive privilege
The right of the president to withhold info from Congress/ refuse to testify; limited by U.S. v. Nixon
impoundment
placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
inauguration
the ceremonial induction into a position
mandate
the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
office of management and budget
the executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget
pardon
the act of excusing a mistake or offense
presidential appointments
These appointments are for positions throughout the federal government, for the Cabinet and subcabinet, for members of regulatory commissions, for ambassadorships, for judgeships and for members of numerous advisory boards. The President will also make many other political appointments that do not require Senate confirmation.
press secretary
one of the president's top assistants who is in charge of media relations
primary
a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
reprieve
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
state of the union
Constitutionally required address by the President typically given in a joint session of Congress.
veto
the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)