Special Government Committees

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odds and ends work that the other committees do not have time to do. In Special and Select Committees, the group is created for clearly specified purposes, usually temporary. The legislature must process a bill in order for the President to approve it and put it into action. A bill trying to be passed typically goes through four steps. Executive agencies in the committee must give written comments on the bill.second, the committee holds hearings where witnesses answer questions presented to them. Next, the committee adjusts the measure to their liking. Lastly, once agreed upon by the committee, the measure is sent to the full chamber for debate and potential approval. The executive branch of government has the power to…show more content…
The amendment “sets forth succession rules relating to vacancies and disabilities of the office of the President and the Vice President.” In the first section, it states that in the event of the death of the President, the Vice President would succeed into the office. The first section also deals with presidential resignations and not just death of the President. It also says that if a President resigns from office, the Vice President will assume the position and the title of President, therefore, prohibiting and denying the former, departing President from returning to office. The second section of the 25th amendment deals with vacancies or deaths of the Vice President. When the position of the Vice President is vacant or available, usually after the death of a President, the office of Vice President must remain open until the next election. If the Vice President resigns or passes away, the President must nominate a Vice President that they see fit to assume the position. The newly nominated Vice President must be subjected to confirmation by the United States Congress. The third section of the 25th Amendment is known as the “formal process.” This deals with determining the capability of the President to carry out the actions he or she is responsible for her. The amendment assumes that the President has the mental stability or presence of mind to formally write the president pro Templore and the Speaker of…show more content…
First, we must know that the White House is the location of office spaces for the President’s closest assistants. They usually see over the political interests for the President. The President has total control over them- he or she can fire any of them at will. The staff does not have to be confirmed by the Senate. Whoever is closest to the President obviously has more power and influence towards them. They are able to to see the President daily and can also get an appointment and can see important documents and memos. The Senior White House staff members are from the ranks of the President’s campaign staff and have some influence over the President’s decisions. These people are usually longtime associates that the President feels they can confide in. Most of the White House staff members do not have much of a say because the majority of them are young and inexperienced. They are primarily just extensions of the President’s personality and
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