The Legislative Process

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As a human, we must find the optimal speed for any and everything we do. This same idiosyncrasy is applied to the legislative branch, but as time has passed the idea for perfection has slowly faded away. At this point, we must ask ourselves if the legislative process allows Congress to properly address the needs of the nation. The citizens witnessing the legislative branch must evaluate if the legislative process is fulfilling the desideratum of this great nation. As a witness, I feel the legislative process allows the legislators to address the needs of the nation for the following reasons: there are two houses, president has the power to veto, and each committee has their own speculation. I fell the legislative process addresses the needs …show more content…
The power of veto is the constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body. This power is only give to the president due to amount of responsibility comes with this power. President Obama has only vetoed 5 bill to this day. This just goes to show the president has faith in his congress. But this part of the legislative process gives the final say to the leader of the free world, which is important to the citizens who elected him. On page 346 of Magruder’s Government book it tells us what happens after the veto. After the president vetoes, the bill goes back to the house it originated from. If the the respective house were to have a re-vote and two-third of the membership passes it, then the bill is passed. This power gives the benefit of the doubt to Congress, but in President Obama’s case, he has never had veto overridden by congress. With all these precautions in place we see how the legislative process allows congress to address the need of the nation. Another advantage of giving the president the power to veto is he gives the nation what they want and gives the bill more publicity. As a the supreme leader of the land, the president has the authority to show his command. In the senate simulation we experienced our power, but the president’s power is ten times that. Without his signature on a bill, the citizens of the United States would not even know some laws existed. One might think how this relates to congress addressing the needs of the nation, but this power shows the citizens that each bill matters, and it inspires all of us to improve our society. Finally, all the people who voted for the president would like him to have the final say before something becomes official. The president 's power to veto optimizes the legislative process, which eventually leads to him

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