Ap Gov Vocab
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Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two terms of office.
A 1967 amendment to the Constitution that establishes procedures for filling presidential and vice presidential vacancies and makes provisions for presidential disability.
A formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in 1972 and the subsequent cover-up of White House involvement, leading to the eventual resignation of President Nixon under the threat of impeachment.
formal, signed statements from the president that instruct or guide executive officials and have the force of law
group of officials who head government departments and advise the President
National Security Council
An agency in the Executive Office of the President that advises the president on national security
Council of Economic Advisors
A three-member body appointed by the president to advise the president on economic policy.
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.
chief of staff
the person who oversees the operations of all White House staff and controls access to the president
president's power to kill a bill, if Congress is not in session, by not signing it for 10 days
Effect of a popular president or presidential candidate on congressional elections, boosting votes for members of his party.
The power to keep executive communications confidential, especially if they relate to national security.
War Powers Resolution
a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of the U.S. Congress.
room in the basement of the West Wing to monitor all military and intelligence activity in the US
presidential approval polls
a sample of people are asked if they like a specific presidential candidate or not
one of the president's top assistants who is in charge of media relations
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
an agreement between the president and the leader of another country
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