How many votes does congress need to change in order override a current president veto?
650 Votes 650 vots
If passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate in identical form Where does a bill go?
A passed bill goes to the President for his signature. If the President vetoes the bill, he sends it back to the Congress for consideration. The Congress can then change the legislation or vote to override the veto, which would require a two-thirds majority vote in each house. If Congress votes to override, the bill would then become law with or without the President's signature.
no- not in the US. The president can not change any laws at all. Only Congress can change the law . (The Supreme Court can nullify a law by ruling it to be in violation of the US Constitution.) The president can ask Congress to change a law and can campaign for congressional candidates who promise to repeal certain laws.
The separation of powers means that no one branch of government can become too powerful. In the old Soviet Union and in the New Russia, power has been concentrated in the hands of a few. Today Putin rules as a dictator. That is impossible in the United States. The President can act. Congress can override the President. The Supreme Court can override Congress. Congress can change the law. The President can enforce it in a…
As president, the only things he can do are either to uphold the current law of the land, or to introduce legislation in Congress to change the law. As chief executive officer, the president must uphold the law, whatever it is. The president can't single-handedly change the law based on his own preference.
The death of the vice-president does not change the President. In accordance with Amendment 25 of the United States Constitution, if the vice president dies, resigns or is otherwise removed, the President of the United States nominates his or her replacement. That person assumes the position of vice president after he or she has been confirmed by a majority vote by both houses of Congress. The current president would remain president.