realism, liberalism, psychological as well as the constructivism theory. The president and congress’s power in the development, as well as the effect of foreign policy, is well established within the US constitution. The legal structure grants some exclusive powers to the president or congress, whereas some of the skills segregate between the president and the congress[ CITATION Ste08 \l 1033 ]. The constitution was drafted as a means to create checks and control points to wade off any imbalances which would result in any monarchial tyranny as experienced with King George III. Powers of the Congress Article 1 of the American constitution underlines the several affairs of the Congress, including the powers concerning foreign policy relations. The entity reserves the controls for the declaration of war and to raise and support armies for the same purposes. Moreover, Congress is sanctioned with the capabilities to provide and to maintain a navy base and to make rules through which the government can regulate the naval and on land forces. Also, the body is endowed with the general powers to lay out the framework for the collection of taxes, bargain for funding from treasury, and the establishment of all laws. The additional facet enables the legislators to have the ability to influence other aspects of such a system. Correspondingly, the Congress reserves the right to oversight through the annual government appropriations. Ideally, through the oversight role, Congress is enabled to scrutinize the various budgets and programs applicable to the military and ambassadorial bureaucracies[CITATION Jon17 \l 1033 ]. Nevertheless, the entity can direct on issues about budgetary control.
FOREIGN POLICY 4 Additionally, Congress upholds the power and authority to pursue investigations regarding specific national foreign policies and national security concerns. Moreover, the entity sustains the controls for the creation, elimination and restricting of the executive branches of the agencies. A vivid example of Congress's work in this light is the establishment of the National Security Act, which resulted in the formulation of the National Security Council and the CIA[ CITATION Ton13 \l 1033 ]. Furthermore, the constitution declares that some presidential
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