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11 terms

Executive Branch

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22 amendment
Limits the presidents term to two four year terms
Impeachment
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescribed by the constitution. The house of representatives may impeach the president by majority vote
Watergate
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at the democratic national committee headquarters in 1972
25th amendment
If the president dies in office, the VP will take over
Cabinet
A group of presidential advisors. 14 secretaries, the attorney general, and others
National security council
The committee that links the presidents foreign and military policy advisors. It's formal members are the president, vp, sec of state, sec of defense
Council of economic affairs
A three member body appointed by the president to advise the president on economic policy
Office of budget and management
Prepares the presidents budget and advises the presidents on departments and agencies proposals
Veto
Presidents right to send a bill back
Pocket veto
The president lets the bill die rather than sign it
Presidential coat tails
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