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The '''Appointments Clause''' grants the power to the President of the United States to appoint government officials, including judges and ambassadors.   
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The '''Appointments Clause''' grants the power to the [[President of the United States]] to appoint [[government]] officials, including judges and ambassadors.   
  
 
Specifically, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 states that:
 
Specifically, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 states that:
  
:[The President] 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.
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:[The President] 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.
 
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Revision as of 15:15, 12 November 2007

The Appointments Clause grants the power to the President of the United States to appoint government officials, including judges and ambassadors.

Specifically, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 states that:

[The President] 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.