The Constitution provides checks and balances among the ... Under the first half-
dozen presidents, power seems to ... to handle more rapid executive action or do
a good job of overseeing such activi...
A second of these important checks on presidential power is the right of
Congress to reject presidential nominations to posts in the Cabinet and Supreme
Congress can check the president by overriding a presidential veto with a ... are
filled by presidential appointment, including all cabinet positions, Supreme Court
... the courts nor Congress can overturn a pardon, Congress has the power to ...
President has the power to veto laws passed by the Congress; Proposes laws to
Congress ... Senate can reject nominees to the federal courts/Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court uses judicial review to declare actions by the President or
Congress to be invalid if they are contrary to the Constitution. The Constitution is
Almost certainly, the founders intended Congress to have more important powers
than the President and the Supreme Court. However, they placed many checks ...
How does the system of checks and balances affect the way the government
works? ... For example, the president may veto a law passed by Congress. ... The
power is balanced by the fact that members of the Supreme Court are appointed
Checks on Judicial Power ... Congress can also get around a court ruling by
passing a slightly different law than one previously declared unconstitutional. ...
For example, if the president or another member of the executive branch chooses
to ... Another measure of the Supreme Court's power is its ability to overrule itself.
... powers: Executive (headed by the President), Legislative (Congress) and
Judicial (Supreme Court). Power is separated and shared. Each branch can
Jan 24, 2010 ... A discussion of the Constitutional Topic of Checks and Balance. ... to the
Supreme Court; Power to set jurisdiction of courts; Power to alter the size ...
Emergency calling into session of one or both houses of Congress ... Vice
President and Cabinet can vote that the President is unable to discharge his