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Government Unit 5

Review 4

Executive privilege Right of president to refuse to release information to Congress or a court
Chief of Staff Person who manages the White House
Reprieve postponing of a criminal sentence, or a shortening of it's length
Amnesty General Pardon to a group of people
Diplomacy Art of negotiating with foreign governments
Executive Order Formal presidential rule or regulation that has the force of law
Cabinet Organization made up of heads of executive departments
Presidential Succession Act Law saying who would take over if both a president and a vice president die
Executive Office of the President Umbrella body that includes all major offices working for the president
War Powers Resolution Law aimed at restricting president's power to commit military forces
National Security Council Executive branch body that includes top military and intelligence officials
Created by: PLHSGovernment