AP GOV 20 TERMS - Legislative veto The authority of Congress to block a presidential action after it has taken place The Supreme Court has held that

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

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Legislative vetoThe authority of Congress to block a presidential action after it has taken place. The Supreme Court has held that Congress does 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 hearings for secretary of state and ambassadorsBoland Amendmentan act passed by congress that said the president could not support the Contras; Reagan ignored it during the Iran-Contra afairNational 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 policies concerning national security and foreign relations by meeting w/ other security departments (FBI, Secretary of Defense, etc)Iran-contra
sold weapons to Iran illegally and used money to aid contra efort in Nicaragua

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