NOWHERE In The Constitution Is The Senate Required To Provide An Up-or-down Vote On The President's Nominees

NOWHERE in the Constitution is the Senate required to provide an up-or-down vote on the President’s nominees: Article II, Section 2 of the Uni

NOWHERE in the Constitution is the Senate required to provide an up-or-down vote on the President’s nominees:

Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution outlines the President’s power of appointment. It reads:

“He shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, judges of the Supreme Court, and all other officers of the United States, whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law: but the Congress may by law vest the appointment of such inferior officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the heads of departments.” read on


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