The President And Congress

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Time is a plan, schedule, or arrangement when something should happen or be done. People think about time at every point in their life. Time not only affects people’s everyday life, but also the relationship between the President and Congress. This paper will begin by discussing the duties of the President and Congress in the United States. The paper will highlight the four ways in which the interaction of the President and Congress is shaped by time. The first reason why that the interaction of President and Congress is shaped by time is because of their time in office and their experience. The second reason why time affects the interaction of the President and Congress is because of the policy climate. The last reason is because the President and Congress interaction are shaped by time because of Congressional workload and outputs. The President of the United States is elected indirectly through the United States Electoral College. The Framers of the Constitution gave the President the power to veto acts of Congress to prevent the legislative branch from becoming too powerful. The veto “allows the president to check the legislature by reviewing acts passed by Congress and blocking measures that he finds unconstitutional” (Brown 1947, pg. 448). Congress is considered a bicameral legislature of the federal government in the United States. Congress consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The major power of the House is to pass federal legislation that affects the entire country. The House of Representative is appointed among the states by population. The House has “some exclusive powers: the power to initiate revenue bills, to impeach officials and to elect the U.S. President in case there is no majority in the E... ... middle of paper ... ...h separated bills working in tandem with the President and Congress. In the end, it helps to regulate the flow of the legislative outputs. These regulations are due to the amount of political support and established rules which identifies who has the power to resolve policy issues. Although the President and Congress interact on a number of levels, a lot of their interaction is determined by time. This paper began by first The why that the interaction of President and Congress is shaped by time is because of their time in office and their experience. The second reason why time affects the interaction of the President and Congress is because of the policy climate. The last reason is because the President and Congress interaction are shaped by time because of Congressional workload and Outputs. Overall, the President and Congress are heavily reliant on each other.
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