15. What is an executive order? What is an example? An executive order is a rule or order issued by the president to an executive branch of the government and having the force of law. An example of this would be Trump ordering a travel ban against seven countries.
16. What is an executive agreement? What is an example? An executive agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the U.S. gov. without the ratification by the state. An example of executive agreement is when NAFTA was initially negotiated by the president and then submitted to congress for approval.
17. What is the War Powers Act? Wars power act is a federal law intended to check the presidents power to commit the U.S. to an armed conflict without the consent of the U.S. congress.
18. What is an Item Line Veto? An Item line veto is when the President has the power to strike, or remove, specific items from a spending bill without vetoing the entire package; declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.