Presidential Powers

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Presidential Limitations and Succession 22 nd Amendment limits the terms served of a President to 2 or years served to 10 The President can be impeached for treason, bribery, and other high crimes. A majority in the House is required to bring up the impeachment vote. Then 2/3 of the Senate must vote to impeach the President. U.S. v. Nixon (1974) limited the President’s executive privilege , the implied power of the President to keep secret from Congress or the judiciary information regarding national security. While the President has the power to veto, he lacks the power to make a line-item veto,
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Unformatted text preview: or strike a particular part of a spending bill. The 25 th Amendment provides a structure for the Presidential succession. Constitutional Powers 1. Appointment 2. Convene Congress 3. Make Treaties and Executive Agreements, formal government agreement entered into by the President and a foreign nation that does not require the approval of Congress 4. Veto Power, Congress can override with a 2/3 majority in each house. 5. Commander in Chief 6. Pardoning Power Executive Office of the President-Mini bureaucracy used by the President to run the departments smoothly...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course PLAP 1010 taught by Professor Sabato during the Spring '09 term at UVA.

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