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Unformatted text preview: 4. Tend to become increasingly paranoid, secretive, and willing to behave unconstitutionally a. Especially in second term 5. Can come to view Congress as an unnecessary impediment What makes Congress unique from other national assemblies? • Both represent and govern o Most simply represent (parliamentary government) Process to declare war • Only Congress can – not President o Can authorize President to utilize force o Can cut off budget o Can impeach President How are treaties ratified? • Senate How are Presidential vetoes overridden? • By a two-thirds vote in both the House and Senate Dick Cheney’s job before becoming President: CEO of Halliburton Energy Services Core Principle of Bureaucracy: Division of labor Most recently created federal agency: Department of Homeland Security First federal regulatory agency: Interstate Commerce Commission...
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- Fall '07
- Government, President of the United States, United States Congress, Interstate Commerce Commission, Halliburton Energy Services