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executive branch

compensation salary of the president
President Succession The order in which officials fill the office of the president in case of vacancy
Elector member of a party chosen in each state to formally elect the president and vice president
Electoral vote The official vote for president and vice president by electors in each state
Cabinet secretaries of the executive departments and other top officials that help the president make decisions and policy
Leak the release of secret information by anonymous government officials to the media
Central clearance office of management and budgets review of all legislative proposals that executive agencies prepare.
national security advisor director of the national security council staff
Press secretary one of the president's top assistants who is in charge of the media
Mandate strong popular support
forum medium for discussion
Executive order rules that have the force of the law
reprieve grants postponement of a legal punishment
pardon release from a legal punishment
amnesty a group to pardon people for an offense against the government
patronage appointment to political office
treaty formal agreements between governments of 2 or more countries
executive agreement pacts between the president and the head of foreign government
De facto existing in fact, rather than legally
covert secret
Created by: dominicaessi