Asked in Political Science, Treaties
Who is the person in government who has the power to make treaties and pardon criminals?
The president makes treaties with other countries, commands the armed forces and to pardon criminals amnesty ...
What are some examples of expressed powers?
Some expressed powers of the President are the power to pardon convicted federal criminals and the power to command the military. An expressed power of Congress is their power to authorize the coining of money. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Treaties
Who has the power to make treaties?
The President of the U.S. has the power to make treaties with foreign countries, but must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He also has the power to enter into executive agreements (secret treaties) with no Senate confirmation needed. ...
Asked in US Constitution, US Government, Treaties
Has the senate abused their power to review treaties and confirm nominations?
The Senate has not abused it power to review treaties and confirm nominations. This power was granted in the Constitution. ...
What power does the House of Representataives have with foreign treaties?
The House of Representatives has no power with regard to foreign treaties. Treaties with foreign government are negotiated by the President subject to the advice and consent of the Senate only. ...
Asked in US Presidents, Richard Nixon
What does the power to pardon allow the president to do?
It does what it sounds like- grant pardons. ( A pardon excuses a person from punishment for a crime.) There are limits to the offenses which a president can pardon. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution
Why should the president have the power to pardon?
The president is the representative of the country as a whole, and thus should be entrusted with the power to exercise that country's will. This includes the ability to pardon. ...
What power does the national government has but not the state?
The national government can: raise armies declare war print currency regulate international trade and interstate commerce make treaties pardon criminals convicted of crimes against the federal government (Nixon and Watergate) In other words, the national government has the power to affect the nation as a whole (like declaring war) whereas the state government can affect individuals' daily lives more heavily (state budget cuts, provide for public health). ...