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Presidents Executive powers

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jasmine sharp

on 13 November 2012

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Transcript of Presidents Executive powers

Chapter 14 Sec. 2 The Presidents Executive Powers Executing the law The Appointment Power The Removal Power The Ordinance Power The ordinance power gives the president the power to issue executive orders.
The ordinance power arises from two sources: The constitution and acts of congress.
The constitution does not mention the ordinance power in so many words, but that power is clearly intended. The president has the power to appoint federal officials, with the consent of the senate.
Congress cannot limit or eliminate the presidents powers to make the appointments. The power to remove is the otherside of the appointment coin, and it is as critically important to presidential success as the power to appoint. Appointees Recess Appointments The Historical Debate Removal & the Court As chief executive, the President executes (enforces, administers, carries out) the provisions of federal law. The 1st provision is the oath of office sworn by the President on the day he takes office. (Article 2, Section 1, Clause 8) The other provision is the Constitution's command that "he shall take care that the laws With the consent of the senate the president names most of the top ranking officers of the federal government. For example: Ambassadors, cabinet members, and all the federal judges. Recess appointment's are appointements to fill up all vacancy's that may happen during the recess of the senate. The president may remove those whom the president appoints.
Most often a dismissal is called a "Resignation" The question of the removal power, was debated in the first session of congress in 1789.
several members argued that the for those offices for which appointment required senate approval, senate consent should also be required for removal.
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