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Terms in this set (12)
Amendment that created a 2 term limit on presidents.
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability
Advises the president on the matters relevant to their executive departments
an agreement between the president and the leader of another country
A rule issued by the president that has the force of law
The power to keep executive communications confidential, especially if they relate to national security.
Charges against a president approved by a majority of the House of Representatives; trial held in Senate
independent executive agency
A federal agency that is not part of a cabinet department but reports directly to the president.
independent regulatory commission
A government agency with responsibility for making and enforcing rules to protect the public interest in some sector of the economy and for judging disputes over these rules.
Office of Management and Budget
An office that prepares the president's budget and also advises presidents on proposals from departments and agencies and helps review their proposed regulations.
National Security Council
An agency in the Executive Office of the President that advises the president on national security
a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.