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veto

(Encyclopedia) veto [Lat.,=I forbid], power of one functionary (e.g., the president) of a government, or of one member of a group or coalition, to block the operation of laws or…

The first veto

The Question: George Washington was the first president to use the veto. What was the bill and why did Washington veto it? The Answer: George Washington…

Brewer's: Veto

(Monsieur and Madame). Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette. So called by the Republicans, because the Constituent Assembly allowed the king to have the power of putting his veto upon any…

Presidential Veto Power

Presidential Veto Powerby Does the Presidential Veto Power Infringe on the Separation of Departments?"WILLIAM PENN", an anonymous writer appeared in the [Philadelphia] Independent Gazetteer…

Presidential Vetoes, 1789-2015

President Coincident Congresses Regular vetoes Pocket vetoes Total vetoes Vetoes overridden Washington 1st-4th 2 - 2 - Adams 5th-6th…

signing statement

(Encyclopedia) signing statement, written comment issued by the executive of a government when signing a bill into law. In the United States, such statements have traditionally been…

Bundestag

(Encyclopedia) Bundestag bo͝on´dĕstäkh˝ [key], lower house of the parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is a popularly elected body that elects the chancellor, passes all…