The President of the United States has numerous powers, including those
explicitly granted by .... For example, President Jimmy Carter granted amnesty to
Vietnam draft dodgers who had fled to Canada...
Our United States Constitution established three branches of government,
including an executive branch headed by the U.S. president. This lesson...
Presidential authority has expanded through the concept of inherent powers (see
... Examples include Abraham Lincoln's response to the Civil War, Franklin D.
The president, for example, is given the power to veto legislation passed by
Congress. But some of the president's powers are less clear and more subject to
Presidents have, by constitutional interpretation, enlarged their powers in
relations with Congress. Early presidents, for example, employed the veto only
Executive Power: An OverviewIn its first three articles, the U.S. Constitution
outlines ... The President of the United States is elected to a four-year term by
Legislative Powers. Despite the Constitutional provision that "all legislative
powers" shall be vested in the Congress, the president, as the chief formulator of
Feb 21, 2001 ... "The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United .... A few
examples of Congress's conditional grant of statutory authority are ...
Congress checks the president's power by overriding presidential vetoes,
controlling the funding of the president's actions, approving treaties, approving ...
Apr 27, 2012 ... Executive branch power at the expense of Congress and the ... Examples include
President Truman's undeclared war against North Korea; ...