Item Veto and Expanded Impoundment Proposals

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In recent years conflicting budget priorities and divided political control have accentuated the institutional tensions between the executive and legislative branches inherent in the federal budget process. President Bush, like his recent predecessors, has called for an item veto, or possibly expanded impoundment authority, to provide him with greater control over federal spending.

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McMurtry, Virginia A. July 18, 2005.

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In recent years conflicting budget priorities and divided political control have accentuated the institutional tensions between the
executive and legislative branches inherent in
the federal budget process. President Bush,
like his recent predecessors, has called for an
item veto, or possibly expanded impoundment
authority, to provide him with greater control
over federal spending.

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19 p.

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McMurtry, Virginia A. Item Veto and Expanded Impoundment Proposals, report, July 18, 2005; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7252/: accessed May 18, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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