Executive Branch(PRESIDENT) (President (35+ yrs of age. , Native born…
35+ yrs of age.
Native born citizen
Have to be a resident of the US for 14 years
Vice President becomes president if the current one dies, resigns, or is removed from office.
2 four-year terms
Pardons- can grant freedom from punishment to persons convicted of federal crimes or facing criminal charges.
Veto (or cancel) bills
Executive orders- commands that have the power of law
Mike Pence- 2016
In charge of House
Checks on Judaical Branch
Checks on Legislative Branch
May adjourn Congress in certain situation
May veto bills
Head of the departments are called Secretaries
Secretaries make up the Cabinet and advise the president
Senate approves the heads of the departments