Presidential Power

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  • Created on: 19-05-18 22:08

1. What are the key influences on Presidential FP?

  • all of the above
  • International context- level of threat etc.
  • Family + firends (Michelle and Obama)
  • Societal- congress mostly on side or times when Pres. has more power
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2. What problems can occur when the executive branch has all the power?

  • all of the above
  • lots of infighting as all have different agenda
  • unelected officials have lots of influence on the president eg. Steve Bannon on Trump
  • this can lead to Bureaucratic inertia (stand still)

3. What is the role of the NSC?

  • assist the president on intelligence
  • Advise the president on wartime issues
  • Advise and assist the pres. on national and FP issues
  • assist the president in times of peace

4. Why has the president come to dominate FP?

  • changing nature of war
  • all of the above
  • Natural expansion if the government
  • real time nature of FP

5. What does the president do?

  • Chief executive, execute the laws of the land and preside over the executive branch
  • commander in chief- commander of the armed forces (nuclear codes etc)
  • all of the above
  • receives other heads of state to make executive agreements


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