Application: The Legislative Process and Veto Power
Despite all the work that members of Congress can do in a given legislative session, the President of the United States can make the decision that a piece of legislation, or bill, does not meet the administration’s legislative agenda. As a result, the President may veto the piece of legislation. This is part of what makes American democracy so unique. What happens to a piece of legislation, or bill, after it is vetoed? Why it is important for the President to have veto power?
The assignment (1–2 pages): Due by Sunday 8/09/15.
Briefly explain what happens to a piece of legislation, or bill, when it is vetoed by the President.
Explain advantages and disadvantages of the President having the power to veto a piece of legislation, or bill.
Support your work with specific citations from the Learning Resources. You are allowed to draw from additional sources to support your explanation, but you must cite using APA standards. All quoted material must be identified, cited, and referenced per APA standards.