The article is about the recent event that illustrates the theme of legislative and executive branches covered during this weeks content on the Congress. Recently, the Congress debated on the Trade Act…
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PTA includes a couple of negotiating objectives that such trade agreements must work towards. According to the article, to uphold Congressional oversight, the Act mandates that in the course of the process of negotiating trade agreement, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) should meet with and give access to important or classified documents up on request by Members of Congress.
This article explains the theme covered in this weeks content on the Congress in the sense that the Congress, as part of the three branches of the U.S. government, is accorded significant role by the Constitution. Legislative powers is devolved to the Congress, meaning that the Congress is the only arm of the government which can change existing laws or make new laws. Executive branch only issue regulations, but these are merely under the power of laws passed by the Congress. If the President reject the bill, the Congress may override that rejection by a simple two-thirds vote. If the President`s rejection of the bill is overruled, the he should act by strengthening his tie with the senators and house representatives. That response is the best way to have his will
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In Executive and Legislative Authority: Judiciary Selection and Appointment Current reports in the political scenes in Washington had been quite controversial with the nomination of a highly endorsed law professor, Mr. Goodwin Liu, as part of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
It was intended to prevent one person from gaining too much power which can lead to graft, corruption, abuses, nepotism and despotism (Northrup, 2003, p. 44); framers of the American Constitution were so obsessed with preventing this from happening after experiencing cruelty by absolutism under the British monarchy before gaining their independence.
The legislature transforms these decisions into legislations implementable by the executive body. The legislature performs roles of that concerns constitutional amendments for the purpose of regulating laws that are undesirable, vague or harsh (Rosenbloom 4).
These three arms have their different functions in the government. The legislature is responsible for making new laws and amending present laws. The executive’s work is to implement these laws while that of the judiciary arm is to uphold the law. The three arms of government should work together but be independent of each other.
The ministries are headed by the prime minister. The cabinet is made up of the premier, his deputies and ministers. It also has some selected individuals. All these people are hired and fired by the president. In Japan, the leader of the executive is the prime minister.
In some governments, the president is elected democratically by the electorates while in others the president is a monarch who inherits power from past generations. The system of government in place determines the allocation of state
The executive branch comprises of the President, the Vice President, and the Cabinet. Here, the cabinet comprises of 15 main governmental departments. The judiciary is made up of the Supreme Court, which is the highest-level court in the U.S, in