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Chapter 6: Presidency

Expressed power Responsibilities granted to him by the constitution
Implied power No stated in constitution but interpreted by the president as necessary to protect the constitution and faithfully execute the laws
Delegated powers Responsibilities given by congress to the president
Executive power clause article 2 section 1
Executive privilege the act of withholding information from congress, public or judicial.
Executive Order declarations issued by a president that relate to the organization of the federal bureaucracy, the execution of federal legislation, and the enforcement of federal court decisions.
State of the Union address a report to the congress by the president
Senate confirmation Hearings approval of 2/3's of the senate for a presidential nominee
Reprieve pardon of the penalty but not the crime itself
Amnesty A pardon to a group of people
Ratification Formal and legal binding approval
Executive agreements If the senate doesn't approve a treaty then the president can create a executive agreement with the foreign country
22nd amendment Limited the number of terms a president can serve
25th amendment establishes the line of succession for the presidency
average number of veto's and veto overrides per congress 10-20
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