Relations between branches

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  • Relations between branches
    • Supreme Court
      • Can rule actions as unconstitutional through judicial review
      • Citizens United v FEC (2010) undermined Congress' BCRA
      • President nominates justices with similar ideological leanings
      • Senate confirms appointments
    • Congress
      • Can veto the presidential veto
      • Sets budget for President's legislative agenda e.g. Trump's wall
        • President can bypass by declaring a national emergency
          • President
            • Can veto laws proposed by Congress
      • Senate confirms presidential appointments
    • President
      • Can veto laws proposed by Congress

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