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advice and consent(noun)
a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
Advice and consent
Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in enacting formulae of bills and in other legal or constitutional contexts, describing a situation in which the executive branch of a government enacts something previously approved of by the legislative branch.
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The proposed Iranian nuclear agreement is classically an executive agreement and doesn't need to be a treaty with advice and consent of the Senate, but Congress should be able to opine given that congressionally mandated sanctions would have to be lifted.
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