Informal powers of the president - Methacton School District ...

Informal powers of the president - Methacton School District ...

INFORMAL POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT SPRING 2015 INFORMAL POWERS THOSE POWERS NOT EXPLICITLY WRITTEN IN THE CONSTITUTION . IT IS ALSO CALLED INHERENT POWERS BASED ON THE FAITHFULLY EXECUTE CLAUSE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL OATH WHICH IS IN THE US CONSTITUTION SIMILAR TO NECESSARY AND PROPER POWERS OF CONGRESS

IN THE MODERN ERA (SINCE 1933), THE PRESIDENTS INFORMAL POWERS MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY MORE POWERFUL THAN HIS FORMAL POWERS. 4 MAJOR INFORMAL POWERS PERSUASION EXECUTIVE ORDERS EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE PERSUASION

GIVEN MORE MEDIA COVERAGE THAN OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SO HE/SHE CAN PERSUADE THE PUBLIC MORE EASILY. (HEAVILY INFLUENCE BY PUBLIC OPINION POLLS THOUGH) WHITE HOUSE PRESS CORPS FOLLOWS HIM EVERY WHERE PERSUASION FORMAL POWERS OF VETO, RECOMMENDING MEASURES TO CONGRESS, AND CALLING A SPECIAL JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS ALLOW FOR PERSUASION OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH FOREIGN POLICY POWERS OF APPOINTING AMBASSADORS, CREATING

TREATIES/EXEC AGREEMENTS, INFLUENCE FOREIGN LEADERS AND ORGANIZATIONS (UN) EXECUTIVE ORDERS ORDERS ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENT THAT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW THAT DO NOT NEED CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL - PART OF FAITHFULLY EXECUTE CLAUSE IN PRESIDENTIAL OATH IN THE US CONSTITUTION MUST BE TIED TO AN EXPRESSED POWER OF PRESIDENT OR LAW PASSED BY CONGRESS. US SUPREME COURT CAN OVERRULE THESE ORDERS IF THE COURT RULES IT

VIOLATES THE US CONSTITUTION. EXECUTIVE ORDERS WHY ARE THEY DONE? CONGRESSIONAL INACTION IMMEDIATE ATTENTION IS NEEDED TO AN IMPORTANT/EMERGENCY SITUATION. CLARIFICATION/UPDATING OF AN ALREADY EXISTING LAW OR POLICY PASSED BY CONGRESS OR EXECUTIVE AGENCY. SOMETHING THE PRESIDENT WANTS DONE

RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDERS OBAMAS ORDER TO REVISE IMMIGRATION PROCEDURE. (2015) OBAMAS ORDER TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE FOR FEDERAL WORKERS/CONTRACTORS.(FEB 2014) HTTP://WWW.WHITEHOUSE.GO V/BRIEFING-ROOM/PRESIDENTI

AL-ACTIONS/EXECUTIVE-ORDE RS CONTROVERSIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS FDRS INTERNMENT OF JAPANESE AMERICANS. THIS ORDER WAS REVIEWED IN THE CASE KOREMATSU VS. US AND THE SUPREME COURT RULED IN FAVOR OF THE DETENTIONS DUE TO THE FACT THE

CONGRESS APPROVED IT AND IT WAS WARTIME. CLINTONS DIRECTIVE TO INITIATE THE MILITARY POLICY OF DONT ASK, DONT TELL FOR GAY SOLDIERS. THIS POLICY HAS SINCE BEEN CHANGED VIA A LAW PASSED 2010. EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS,

USUALLY RELATED TO TRADE, MADE BY A PRESIDENT THAT HAS THE FORCE OF A TREATY; DOES NOT NEED SENATE APPROVAL OFTEN ORGANIZED BY STATE DEPARTMENT OR TRADE AGENCIES EXAMPLES JEFFERSONS PURCHASE OF LOUISIANA IN 1803

EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS SOMETIMES SEEN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL BECAUSE SENATE DOES NOT HAVE TO APPROVE. HUGE INCREASE IN THIS OVER ACTUAL TREATIES APPROVED BY SENATE DURING THE 20TH CENTURY EXAMPLE - ARMS CONTROL ACTS MADE BY NUMEROUS PRESIDENTS

EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE CLAIM BY A PRESIDENT THAT HE/SHE HAS THE RIGHT TO DECIDE THAT THE NATIONAL INTEREST WILL BE BETTER SERVED IF CERTAIN INFORMATION (SUCH AS PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE WITH AIDS AND DEPARTMENT SECRETARIES) SHOULD BE WITHHELD FROM THE PUBLIC, THE FEDERAL COURTS, AND CONGRESS. THIS MAKES IT MORE DIFFICULT TO INVESTIGATE A PRESIDENT. UNITED STATES V. NIXON (1973) PRESIDENTS DO NOT

HAVE UNQUALIFIED EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE (NIXON WATERGATE TAPES) QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHY ARE INFORMAL POWERS MORE IMPORTANT THAN FORMAL POWERS, PARTICULARLY TO MODERN PRESIDENTS?

IDENTIFY SEVERAL ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE USE OF THE PRESIDENTS INFORMAL POWERS. HAS THE USE AND PERHAPS ABUSE OF THE INFORMAL POWERS CREATED AN IMPERIAL PRESIDENCY? DEFEND YOUR ANSWER.

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