executive branch

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Noun1.executive branch - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the lawsexecutive branch - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission - a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
Manhattan Project - a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
executive agency - an agency of the executive branch of government
U.S., U.S. government, United States government, US Government, United States - the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
branch, subdivision, arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
Chief Executive, President of the United States, United States President, President - the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning"
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During that period fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the executive branch of the government.
2676 that would establish a joint government-private sector oversight board to institutionalize enhanced Executive Branch oversight of the IRS As previously explained, however, we do not believe that the establishment of a board by itself will solve the IRS's problems.
However, allocable overhead costs for influencing legislation and direct communication with covered executive branch officials are ignored in determining whether the $2,000 de minimis limit is exceeded.
businesses improve their competitiveness, 53 percent chose the executive branch and 45 percent picked the legislative branch.
He said that since it is the responsibility of the Executive branch to execute the projects, it should exert effort to have the budget bill signed by the President as soon as possible.
While agreeing with its decision to pass on to Congress the issue of "endo", Pimentel said the executive branch should still look into the order providing the guidelines on contractualization.
MANILA, Philippines Senators backed the move of President Duterte to sanction junketing executive branch officials even as they stressed they don't have that kind of problem in the Senate.
-- Americans are more trusting now than they were a year ago in the judicial branch of the federal government, while they have less trust in the executive branch, and their trust in the legislative branch has not changed.
Advocacy groups and top executive branch officials who bore responsibility capitulated to the crisis or distracted us with toothless, counter-productive reforms like Marsy's Law.
I am in charge of the executive branch, there will be changes there," Zaev said in the Government answering a reporter's question about the announced "broom" in the wake of the election.

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