4th Legislative Branch (Congress) (Checks on Executive Branch (May…
4th Legislative Branch (Congress)
Checks on Judicial Branch
May propose constitutional amendments to overrule judicial decisions
May impeach Supreme Court justices
Checks on Executive Branch
May withhold funding for presidential initatives
May impeach president
May reject appointments
May override a veto - 2/3 majority
House leader: Speaker of the House - Nancy Pelosi
Senate leader: Vice President - Mike Pence
Work in committees where each committee produces different types bills.
Begin each year the 1st week of January
Bicameral (2) Houses
House of Representatives
Requirements: Must be 25 yrs., US citizen, live in state 7 yrs., terms are 2 yrs., unlimited amount of terms.
435 members - based on population
John Tester and Steve Daines
Requirements: Must be 30 yrs., US citizen, live in state 9 yrs., terms are 6 yrs., unlimited amount of terms.
2 per state - everyone has the same amount