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The powers that are exclusively held by congress include ability to change taxes, impeach the president and declare war. These powers are expressed by the constitution.

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Some of the few I can think of off-hand: The ability to declare war The ability to decide/change taxes The ability to impeach the president Approval of supreme court justices The ability to make laws

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Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution establishes the powers held by Congress. These powers include being able to lay and collect taxes, borrow money on credit, and to coin money.

The president is held in check by the powers of Congress and the courts.

Powers granted to Congress by the Constitution includes general powers, enumerated powers, and implied powers. For example, Congress has the power to collect taxes and pay the debts.

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Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution gives the federal government 18 "enumerated powers" of the Congress. The 9th and 10th Amendments restrict the congress to ONLY those functions, and reserve all other powers to the states or to the People.

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it means the powers congress doesnt have -elizabeth :)

Burrow money, regulate federal land, control taxation, and to control trade ( domestic and foreign )

The president is held in check by the powers of Congress and the courts.

The People of this land have allowed Congress to gain more and more powers over them year after year! Because the People never require Congress to be held accountable for their actions, and never require Congressmen to obey the laws of the land, and never stop Congressmen from usurping powers that were never theirs.

Reserved Powers. Powers held by the national government are called Enumerated Powers.

Congress has some powers that fall under the 'Necessary and Proper' clause. These powers are any powers Congress may exercise to carry out its functions.

Enumerated powers are powers that congress has that are not stated explicitly in the US Constitution.


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