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How many new laws are passed in America every year by the president?

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2009-09-01 03:11:48

None. The President of the United States does not pass laws,

that is the job of the legislative branch. The President has the

ability to veto laws that the Congress has passed, but he can be

over ruled by a 2/3rds majority. ---- Actually, it is the

Presidential act of signing a bill passed by Congress that

transforms that bill into law. It is emphatically the

province of the President to pass laws and not Congress.

What the Congress passes are bills, which have no legal

authority unless passed by the President, or unless Congress over

rules a Presidential veto with a 2/3 super majority vote. As to

your original question, the number of laws passed in America

probably varies year to year.

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