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govt 1014

cabinet a group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constitution, although every president has one. Today the cabinet is composed of 14 secretaries and the attorney general.
national security council an office created in 1947 to coordinate the president's foreign and military policy advisers. Its formal members are the president, vice president, secretary of state and secretary of defense, and it is managed by the president's nationalsecurityassistant
Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) A three-member body appointed by teh president to advise the president on economic policy
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) An office that grew out of the Bureau of the Budget, created in 1921 consisting of a handful of political appointees and hundreds of skilled professionals.
Veto The constitutional power of president to send a bill back to Congress with reasons for rejecting it.
Presidential Coattails These occur when voters cast their ballots for congressional candidates of the presidents party because they support the president.
War Powers Resolution A law passed in 1973 in reaction to American fighting in Vietnam and Cambodia that requires presidents to consult with congress whenever possible prior to using military force and to withdraw forces after 60 days
Legislative veto The ability of congress to override a presidential decision.
Crisis A sudden, unpredicatble, and potential dangerous event requiring the president to play the role of crisis manager
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