Unformatted text preview: ii) Congress (1) Congress can override veto (2) Congress can impeach (3) Must have congressional consent (4) Congress passes budget (5) Congress makes laws (6) Congress declares war (7) President has veto power (8) President can send troops into battle (9) President originally writes budget (10) Executive branch enforces laws d) “Personal Presidency” i) Informal power ii) Congress often defers to President on key issues (i.e.: foreign relations) iii) Party influences iv) Popularity/ public support v) Interpersonal skills/ persuasion...
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- Spring '08
- Government, President of the United States, United States Congress, president appoints, good public speaker, Interpersonal skills/ persuasion, Popularity/ public support