In a close decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the president does have constitutional authority to veto veto [Lat.,=I forbid], power of one functionary (e.g., the president) of a government, or of one member of a group or coalition, to block the operation of laws or agreements passed or entered into by the other functionaries or members.
In the U.S. the federal budget passed by Congress, handing a welcome victory to President Vicente Fox.
President Fox filed the case with the Court late last year when Congress passed a budget that "drastically dras·tic
1. Severe or radical in nature; extreme: the drastic measure of amputating the entire leg; drastic social change brought about by the French Revolution.
2. limited funding for several government departments controlled by the president, and reallocating resources to states controlled by opposition governors," the Financial Times reported.
Fox criticized the budget as "totally partisan Partisan may refer to: Political matters
In politics, partisan literally means organized into political parties. The expression "Partisan politics" usually refers to fervent, sometimes militant support of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea. " and sent it back to Congress without signing it, instead offering "recommendations." All five opposition parties joined forces to override An arrangement whereby commissions are made by sales managers based upon the sales made by their subordinate sales representatives. A term found in an agreement between a real estate agent and a property owner whereby the agent keeps the right to receive a commission for the sale of Fox's veto attempt.
The Fox administration has operated using the budget passed by Congress, but insisted it might be able to make changes after a Supreme Court ruling. Chief Justice Mariano Azuela Mariano Azuela González (January 1, 1873 – March 1, 1952) was a Mexican author and physician, best known for his fictional stories of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. He wrote novels, works for theatre and literary criticism. said Congress should vote again on the recommendations made by President Fox, the FT reported.