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executive branch

civic vocabulary

presidential succession Act that defines the chain of succession of the powers and duties that are held by the president
State of the Union Address a yearly address delivered in January by the president of the US to Congress, giving the administration's view of the state of the nation and plans for legislation
foreign policy a government's strategy in dealing with other nations.
diplomacy the profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations, typically by a country's representatives abroad.
treaties a formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries.
reprieve cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, esp. someone condemned to death).
pardon the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offense.
commutation action or the process of commuting a judicial sentence
attorny general
joint cheifs or staffs
Department of Homeland Security
independent agencies
regulatory commission