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leg·isla·tive branch

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  1. legislative branchnoun

    the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating


  1. legislative branchnoun

    The branch of government which is concerned with the making of laws


  1. legislative branch

    The legislative branch is one of the three divisions of government that functions to make laws, represent the citizens, and balance the power of the other two branches. This branch, often made up of elected officials, is responsible for creating and passing legislation, confirming or rejecting presidential nominations, and has significant powers of scrutiny and investigation. Examples include the Parliament in the UK and the Congress in the USA.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative branch in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative branch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of legislative branch in a Sentence

  1. Paul Ryan:

    We've talked about the Constitution, Article 1 on the Constitution, the separation of powers, he feels very strongly, actually, that under President Obama's watch, President Obama stripped a lot of power away from the Constitution, away from the legislative branch of government, and we want to reset the balance of power so that people and the Constitution are rightfully restored.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    While we don't yet know the details of the plan, the president is at minimum subverting the legislative branch, and potentially overturning its will, his proposals to restrict gun rights were debated by the United States Senate, and they were rejected. No president should be able to reverse legislative failure by executive fiat, not even incrementally.

  3. Ken Blackwell:

    In Washington it takes two to tango, not only the Executive Branch but it takes the Legislative Branch getting in sync with one another.

  4. Trey Gowdy:

    The legislative branch’s constitutional toolbox seems inadequate to uphold out task in seeking the truth.

  5. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    This is the legislative branch, and the power of the purse rests within the legislative branch. And we fully expect that we are going to exercise that power.

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