US President's Formal Powers Quiz Stats

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Congress must act before this power is exercisedveto/pocket veto
87.1%
NATO, Versailles [failed], Ghent, Guadalupe Hidalgomake treaties
76.9%
Did you remember to do your taxes and not smoke too much reefer?nomination/appointment
69.2%
Ideally, Congress would do something before this power is exercised.commander-in-chief
67.6%
It was better when it was a letter. Back then it didn't interrupt prime time radio.State of the Union address
64.8%
The first of two uncheckable formal presidential powersgrant reprieves/pardons
59.1%
The Founders clearly had no problem with the passive voicetake care
39.7%
Hint Formal Power % Correct
Why do this when you can suspend habeus corpus on your own?convene Congress
35.6%
The second uncheckable formal powerreceive ambassadors
35.2%
Can be quite controversial (Bolton, Cordray, Rutledge)recess appointments
34.8%
Sure, but the president still can't introduce anyrecommend legislation
34.8%
This won't be used anymore, because now they won't go awayadjourn Congress
33.6%
Indirectly, this led to Marbury v. Madisoncommission officers
32.4%
Does Twitter count?require opinion of cabinet officers
30.4%

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