What does legislative branch mean?

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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

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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. 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.

  2. House Speaker 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. 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.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Whatever the issue and challenge that we face, the Congress of the United States will honor its oath of office to protect and defend the constitution of the United States, to protect our democracy, the legislative branch has a responsibility of oversight of our democracy and we will exercise that.

  5. John F. McManus:

    Search the Constitution and you will find no power granted to the legislative branch to make laws governing agriculture, housing, medicine, energy, private ownership or weapons, and a great deal more.

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