Why is it that congress cannot just pass any law that they want without the presidents OK?
If Congress has enough votes, they do not need the President's approval.
Just impeachment is not a problem. If a President were impeached and convicted and lost his office, he might also lose his pension. This has never happened. It would be up to Congress. The Presidential pension is set by Congress. It is not something the President pays into out his salary. Congress can do whatever it wants with it.
He can either sign it to make it a bill, veto it (that is send it back to Congress unsigned ,with his objections ) , or just hold it. If he just holds a bill and Congress stays in session, it becomes law without his signature in 10 days. If Congress adjourns in less than10 days after he gets it, it dies if he does not sign it. Such is called a pocket veto. If…