Flashcards in USA3 Deck (11)
what are the head of state roles?(4)
act as a...?
-attending global summits
-'consoler-in-chief' times of national crisis
what are head of government roles?(3)
act as a...? in...?
-state of union address to congress
political figure, domestic politics
what are the 4 sources of informal power?
what is the most informal source of power?
-vice president and cabinet
powers of persuasion, more when popular
what are the 8 factors affecting presidential relationship?
-in the media
-separation of powers
what is a lame duck president ?
when new president has been elected but he remains in power till January (no mandate)
when they cant get anything done
what are the 3 factors affecting presidential power? 2 examples for 3rd point
-popularity (coat-tails effect)
-election cycle (divided gov)
-national events, hurricane Maria (2017), sandy hook (2017) 'mourner in chief'
what did Obama achieve?
-ending Iraq war
-reform nuclear weapons
trump achieve ? YES (1)
-repeal and replace Obamacare
-'build a wall'
-renegotiating Iran deal
imperial presidential powers?(3) everchanging as...
'weak' due to changing circumstances
president- foreign policy
presidential controls ?(5)
-choice cabinet sectaries
-NSC, commander in chief