LIMITS ON PRESIDENT

LIMITS ON PRESIDENT - LIMITS ON PRESIDENT'S POWERS(208-215...

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LIMITS ON PRESIDENT’S POWERS (208-215) 1. Judicial Review- Supreme Court frequently rules against the president—Steel Seizure Case (1952), Pentagon Papers Case (1971), Nixon Tapes Case (1974), Guantanamo military tribunals case (2006). Of course, Court often rules in president’s favor as well. 2. War Powers Act of 1973 - see Commander-in-Chief 3 Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 - see Chief Legislator 4. Bureaucracy - career executive employees can stall and resist the president’s wishes, even though he is their boss. 5. The Media and Public Opinion - see National Opinion Leader. CONGRESS THE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: FORMAL (LEGAL) REQUIREMENTS (169-170) The Constitution (I, 2 and 3) specifies three easy to meet requirements for membership, though few members of Congress are at the minimums specified: 1. AGE - 25 years old for House of Representatives, 30 years old for Senate; in reality, the average member of Congress is middle-age 2. U. S. CITIZENSHIP - 7 years of U. S. citizenship for House, 9 years for Senate-
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