The Presidency

The Presidency - Plural vs. Singular Executive Argument...

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5/13/09 Plural vs. Singular Executive Argument Plural Singular
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5/13/09 Constitutional Responsibilities Commander in Chief Right to declare War Head of State Transacts Diplomatic Affairs Chief Administrator Appointed officers of government o Checked by congress
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5/13/09 War Powers Act of 1973 The act prescribes procedures for consulting, reporting, and terminating deployment of U.S. armed forces unauthorized by Congress. The president is required to: (1) consult Congress “in every possible instance” before deploying forces abroad;
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5/13/09 Executive Privilege Right to hold into from Congress & the Courts Used to be used narrowly when Framers thought secrecy would serve national interest
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5/13/09 Executive Orders Issued formal instructions from the president to influence or establish a new policy or indicate how an existing policy is to be carried out Ex. Japanese Internment
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5/13/09 Cable Television and State of the Union View-ship Shortened the connection from the public to the President Can go directly to the President
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course POLS 211 taught by Professor Forgot during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly.

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