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What powers are vested in the Executive Branch?
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Grant pardons and reprieves

Not only can the President annually pardon turkeys on Thanksgiving, but the executive may pardon individuals for federal crimes. This power is not limitless, however.

The Argument

The constitution clearly states that the president "shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.” [1]

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Rejecting the premises


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