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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
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
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
The right of the president to withhold info from Congress/ refuse to testify; limited by U.S. v. Nixon
office of management and budget
the executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget
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.
state of the union
Constitutionally required address by the President typically given in a joint session of Congress.
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