Who can impeach officials?
The House of Reps charges impeachments, the Senate holds the trial.
A pardon offered to a group of law violaters.
The power to execute, enforce, and administer laws.
Presidential Succession Act of 1947
A law the explains the order of presidential succession after the VP.
A formal agreement between 2 or more states (countries).
A pact made by the president with the head of a foreighn country that doesn't require state approval.
The president's power to reject a bill passed by Congress.
A rule, order, or command that has force of law.
The Vice President - his/her vote breaks ties in the Senate.
Executive Office of the President
An organization of several agencies staffed by the president's closest advisors.
Made up of the VP and the heads of the 15 departments. They advices the president and run their executive departmnets.
Plans and carries out the nation's foreign policy.
Manages the armed forces.
Department of Homeland Security
Oversees America's defenses against terrorist attacks.
Department of the Interior
Manages and protects the nation's public lands and natural resources.
Department of Agriculture
Assists farmers and consumers of farm products
Responsible for all aspects of law enforcement (Attorney General).
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Deals with the needs and problems of housing and affordibilty.
Supervises trade, promotes US business and tourism.
Department of the Treasury
Collects, borrows, spends, and prints money.