recess appointment


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recess appointment

n.
A political appointment of a government official made by the US president while Congress is in recess.
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WASHINGTON: President Trump has discussed with confidants and advisers in recent days the possibility of installing a new attorney general through a recess appointment if Jeff Sessions leaves the job, but he has been warned not to move to push him out because of the political and legal ramifications, according to people briefed on the conversations.
Bolton, who became US ambassador to the UN during a recess appointment by the George W.
Eisenhower's recess appointment of Earl Warren as Chief Justice and
Furthermore, Corley (2006) has demonstrated that presidents are more likely to use their recess appointment powers in the face of senatorial delay, which implies that presidents have been using this power in instances of controversy or disagreement.
Summary: Recess appointment power is a constitutionally protected clause that allows the President of the United States to appoint officials to important posts if there are .
On a blustery day in northeast Ohio in January 2012, President Obama announced the recess appointment of Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, to the directorship of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Griffin held another recess appointment post that was invalidated, and is said to be an unpopular choice in the business community.
In response, Obama installed Cordray with a recess appointment during the Senate's 2011 winter break.
paragraph] The Supreme Court's decision in the NLRB context also will effectively determine the constitutionality of the recess appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Can a Recess Appointment Be Used to Fill a Vacancy on the