Other Executive Limitations

Other Executive Limitations

Learn about the president's ability to limit and control agencies through other means, such as executive orders.


Besides appointment and removal, what are some other ways that the president can control administrative agencies? In this lesson, we’ll cover two major methods of executive control, supervision and executive orders. But first, let’s look at one impermissible method, the line-item veto.

I.               The Line Item Veto

 A line-item veto is a law permitting the president to veto certain portions of a bill, while...