AP GOV 20 TERMS - Legislative veto The authority of...

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Legislative vetoThe authority of Congress to block a presidential action after ithas taken place. The Supreme Court has held that Congressdoes not have this powerWar Powers ActAct that grants emergency executive powers to president to runwar efortSenate Foreign Relations Committeeresponsible for dealings with foreign countries. Holds hearingsfor secretary of state and ambassadorsBoland Amendmentan act passed by congress that said the president could notsupport the Contras; Reagan ignored it during the Iran-ContraafairNational Security Councila committee in the executive branch of government that advisesthe president on foreign and military and national securityNational Security AdvisorNational Security Council; advises the president on policiesconcerning national security and foreign relations by meetingw/ other security departments (FBI, Secretary of Defense, etc)Iran-contra
sold weapons to Iran illegally and used money to aid contraefort in Nicaragua

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Term
Winter
Professor
Dr. Friedman
Tags
United Nations, Cold War, President of the United States, National security, national security Council

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