is the presidents prerogative to withhold classified or sensitive information

Is the presidents prerogative to withhold classified

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is the president’s prerogative to withhold classified or sensitive information that, to divulge, would threaten national security. Not all attempts by presidents to expand their powers have been upheld by the courts, though. For example, Executive Privilege can be overruled by a court decision, forcing the president to release the requested information. Answer the following questions: Page 34 of 50
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Study Guide Survey of United States Government and Constitution Which three formal powers involve the president in the policymaking or legislative process (legislative powers)? policymaking process through his veto power, his ability to report to Congress on the state of the Union, and his role as commander in chief 1. Define an executive order:an inherent power the president has. Although this power is not written in the constitution it is inferred 2. Describe when and how a president might use an executive order to expand his presidential power. Give a historical example. President Obama used executive order to Reverse bush policies Section 12.3 The Executive Branch Establishment Answer the following questions: 1. Compare and contrast the cabinet and the Executive Office of the President, paying attention to how they get their job and what role they play in the executive branch. The members of the cabinet are picked by the president but must be approved by the senate. The president gets advice/guidance from them and they must administer the programs that fall within their jurisdictions. The Executive office is the presidents aids and their staff 2. Identify and describe the formal powers of the vice president. policymaking process through his veto power, his ability to report to Congress on the state of the Union, and his role as commander in chief Section 12.4 Presidential Leadership Mentor Note: The Power to Persuade is a term used to illuminate the fact that not all of the president’s power comes directly from the Constitution. In some instances, a president is able to accomplish his goals because he can persuade others—particularly Congress and the public—to agree with them. For much of our nation’s history, the president would work quietly with Congress to pass his legislative agenda. Since the 1930s, however, presidents have shown more leadership by proposing the budget and working openly with Congress to achieve their policy goals. Answer the following questions: 1. How is the president’s power to persuade affected by his popularity? A popular president has more power to persuade because he can use his public support as a resource in the bargaining process When a president pushes hard for a bill that Congress eventually defeats or weakens, the president's reputation is hurt. The public perceives him as ineffective or as showing poor judgment, and Congress becomes even less likely to cooperate with him in the future.
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