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United States v. Texas (2016)
Texas issues with DAPA and DACA taken to Supreme Court. Fear it will be a joint vote, meaning Texas lawsuit against EOs will be upheld.
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The Case Zablocki Act 1972
President required to inform Congress within 60 days of making an Executive Agreement. However Congress can't overrule, instead they must negotiate w/ President to make amendments
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War Powers Act 1973 - "collective judgement b/w Congress and president"
President must report to Congress about military developments and remove armed forces within 60 days if Congress hasn't officially declared war. H/E in practice, Congress don't hold on authorisations for belief it undermines armed forces.
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North American and general trade agreements (Executive Action)
Joint resolution by Congress, agreeing to an Executive agreement
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Executive Agreement: Oman - Air Transport Agreement Civil Aviation
Transport services. Agreements signed in Muscat, 2013 - entered into force in 2015
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Reporting International agreements to Congress under Case Act - 2013 Afghanistan
Acquisition agreements, signed in Kabul 2012.
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Wars fought under Executive Order
Kosovo War 1999 - thereafter had authorising resolutions from Congress.
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Executive Order 13233 - Bush, 2001
Restricted public access to papers of former presidents => criticised for "violating spirit and letter of existing US law on access to presidential papers". Revoked by Obama in 2009
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Executive Order 13752 - Jan 2016
Registration of guns - comes from 2nd Amendment (cannot be easily overruled)
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first female cabinet member and who appointed her
1075, Ford appointed Carla Hills as HUD Secretary
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Criticism of lack of diversity; Obama's 2012 Cabinet
69% white and 69% male (DiversityInc)
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Senate block of Cabinet appointment
George HW Bush had appointment of John Tower as Sec of Defence by the Senate. Bruised by personal scandal and allegations
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Big city mayor cabinet member for Obama
Ron Kirk (Dallas) appointed position of US Trade Representative.
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President required to inform Congress within 60 days of making an Executive Agreement. However Congress can't overrule, instead they must negotiate w/ President to make amendments

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The Case Zablocki Act 1972

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President must report to Congress about military developments and remove armed forces within 60 days if Congress hasn't officially declared war. H/E in practice, Congress don't hold on authorisations for belief it undermines armed forces.

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Joint resolution by Congress, agreeing to an Executive agreement

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Transport services. Agreements signed in Muscat, 2013 - entered into force in 2015

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