The Strongest Power

1482 WordsJun 16, 20186 Pages
The Constitution sets up the government in the United States of America. This is split into three branches: Congress, which is the Legislative, the President also known as Executive and the Supreme Courts also known as the judicial. Each branch has its own power and structure. The first branch is Legislative (Congress). This branch is bicameral; it consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives has 435 seats, 19 committees, and 84 sub-committees. They have the power to create laws and to impeach presidents. All bills that consist of raising money must come from the House. All laws must pass by the House of Representatives before they reach the president. The Senate has 100…show more content…
Being for or against the President of the United States of America is nothing new to the people of this country, but to remove a President from his seat in the White House is not as simple. Only the House of Representatives and Senate can make the final decision of whether to truly consider and move forward with the impeachment of a president. Although a trial must be held, it is Congress who calls such an event to stand. “ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT EXHIBITED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN THE NAME OF ITSELF AND OF THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AGAINST WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT OF ITS IMPEACHMENT AGAINST HIM FOR HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS.”- Was the title of articles that was presented against President Bill Clinton at the time of his impeachment which ended February 12th in 1999, with his official removal from office. Setting budgets for an entire nation is a big responsibility with a lot of duties included.
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