Legislative Proces5

Legislative Proces5 - -go out and look for problems-fire...

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Legislative Process April 11, 2008 -pres feels the need to go to Congress to get authorization for the use of force -congress can deny force by denying funding -however congress not all that likely not to authorize force -constrained the executive branch in foreign involvement -bowland amendment -can’t spend funds from the appropriations process for military use in Nicaragua -congressional oversight -oversight -investigation of the implementation process -police patrol oversight
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Unformatted text preview: -go out and look for problems-fire alarm oversight -problems come to the attention of others-fire alarm stuff gets pursued a lot more then police patrol-resources-foreign involvement-damage is already done-too late to pull out-key way that congress can influence foreign policy is through public opinion-Presidential involvement in legislative process-legislator and chief-bills built around requests of the executive branch-Statements of Administrative Policy...
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