chapter 7 GRG - Ryan Stevens February 27, 2006 AP Gov....

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Ryan Stevens February 27, 2006 AP Gov. Block 1 Chapter 7 Reading Guide Pocket veto- This is a type of inaction by the president in order to dismiss a proposed law without actually vetoing the bill. A bill has ten days before it is either signed or vetoed by the President. A pocket veto is when the president does neither but before the ten days Congress has adjourned and the bill is therefore “pocketed”. Oversight- This is an implied power that Congress. It is in reference to law making and basically says that members of congress watch over the President’s activities. Congress investigates the actions of the Executive Branch. Pork barrel- This is a term that refers to government spending that specifically benefit constituents of a politician in return for campaign funding or votes. This term is meant in a derogatory sense. Legislative veto- This is a veto where the legislative branch can veto actions by the executive branch. This is key in a system of checks and balances, and separation of powers. Congressional review-
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