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Executive Branch Vo

Administration A team of executive branch officials appointed by each President.
ambassador Official representatives to foreign governments.
biennial two years or occurring every two years.
budget A plan for rising and spending money.
bureaucracy An organization of government departments, agencies, and offices.
cabinet An important group of policy advisers to the President, made up of the executive department heads and few other officials.
commute to reduce to one less severe.
diplomacy the relations and communication carried out between countries.
electoral college A body of representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
electors a person who has the right to vote in an election.
embassy the official residence or offices of an ambassador.
executive agencies An executive agency is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetary separate, to carry-out some part of the executive functions.
executive department branch of federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws made by the legislative branch and interpreted by the judicial branch.
federalism the division of powers between the states and the federal, or national, government.
government the governing body of a nation, state, or community.
impeach when a majority of the members of the house of representatives accuse the president or other high government officials, such as federal judges.
order of succession persons may become or act as President of the United States if the incumbent President becomes impeach, dies, or removed from office.
pardon a government decision to allow a person who has been convicted of a crime, to be free and absolved of that conviction.
regulatory commission to oversee the country's interstate transmission and pricing of a variety. ( natural oil, energy resources, and electricity)
reprieve cancel or postpone the punishment.
state of the union a yearly address delivered each January by the president.
separation of powers dividing government power among legislative, executive, and judicial powers.
veto a constitutional right to reject.
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