The executive branch comes with Executive freedoms. The President has certain powers, such as permitting pardons for federal offenses if need be. For example, when Nixon was impeached, President Ford had pardoned him. Even though the Legislative branch makes the laws, the President is the one who puts the laws into action with the support from Congress. However, if the president does not agree with the law trying to be passed, he has the right/power to veto the law. After the president veto’s a bill, the likelihood of that bill becoming a law is very slim. If Congress decides they want to override a veto from the president, two-thirds of both the House of Representatives and Senate must vote agai...
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...y decide to do this, the president could be tried for wrongdoing. If a majority of the House of Representatives vote to impeach, then a trial will be held and a decision will be made based on existing evidence. As stated before, each branch is supposed to equal, but their duties raise them to different standards than the others. If we did not have these guidelines for each branch and our government would not be complete without all three of these branches working together successfully, but the Legislative branch should always be viewed as the most powerful.
Barbour, Christine, and Gerald C. Wright. Keeping the Rupublic. 4thth ed. Washington DC: CQ Press, 2011. 216. Print.
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