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cabinet
group of advisors to the president that includes the heads of the 14 executive debts.
bureaucracy
complex system with many departmments, rules, and many people in command
ambassador
official representative of a country's government
administration
all who work under the president in the EOP
Amnesty
a pardon towads a groupof people
precedent
a model on which others base their decisions
domestic
policies within the U.S
foreign policy
policies and actions with other nations
reprieve
to delay a persons punishment
executive order
as chief executive the president can issue an order with the force of the law
executive agreement
presidents can bypass the senate with an agreementwith a leader of another nation
executive privilege
to withhold information that has todo with national security from the American public
civil service
working for the government
pardon
a declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment
state of the union
speech given by the president in January as stated in the constitution
electoral college
an indirect method to elect the president with each state appointing electors who then vote for on of the major candidates # equals ammount of senators and representatives