Three Branches: Laws in Action

Veto Power

Wait a minute, if Congress makes the laws, it must have all the power, right? Not so fast! After you – the idea – are passed as a bill, the President has a choice. He or she can approve you and sign the bill into law. Or the President can veto you, which means the bill is not approved.

Response Question: 

What needs to happen to override the President’s veto so that you can become a law even if you are vetoed?

Click on the link and use the reading on the page to find the answer. 


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