impoundment of funds

Related Overviews

executive Power

checks and balances

Richard Milhous Nixon (1913—1994) American Republican statesman, 37th President of the US 1969–74


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Politics


Quick Reference

Impoundment is the power of the President to withhold from federal departments or agencies some or all of the funds appropriated by Congress. The Constitution does not explicitly consider crucial ...

Subjects: Politics.

Reference entries