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What two types of powers do congress have?


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Congress has expressed and implied powers. Expressed are strictly stated powers in the Constitution. Implied powers are derived from the elastic clause of the Constitution.

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The President has Executive powers, Congress has Legislative powers.

Military power and trade power are two of the tree powers of congress. The third power of congress is fiscal power.

One of the expressed powers of congress is the ability to collect taxes. Another expressed power of congress is to support the Armies.

Congress can declare war (senate) and ratify treaties.

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The Constitution states the powers of Congress.

The two Executive Powers given to Congress are: The Senate must confirm any Presidential appointments by a majority vote, and the Senate is required to confirm all treaties by a two-thirds vote.

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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Powers given to the president by congress are called expressed powers.

Congress' powers are listed in Article one of the Constitution. Specific powers are enumerated in section eight. Congress has expressed powers that are written in the Constitution and implied powers that are not expressed.

Expressed powers are powers of Congress specifically listed in the Constitution.

it means the powers congress doesnt have -elizabeth :)

powers that arre used to check the other branches of government these are set for in the constitution

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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