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What powers are vested in the Executive Branch? Show more Show less
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The president holds both expressed powers, granted explicitly by the Constitution, and implied powers, which are not expressly stated but have been accepted as necessary to successfully defend the Constitution.

Executive Powers (Article II, Section 2 & 3) Show more Show less

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Appoint officers of the federal government, judiciary, and Ambassadors with Senate approval

The president may extend this power in nominating appointees. The president must, however, receive "advice and consent" from the senate in order to act on this power.

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"he [The President] shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the Supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States"[1]

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  1. https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/Origins_AdviceConsent.htm
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