ADVICE AND CONSENT

advice and consent. The right of the U.S. Senate to participate in making treaties and appointing federal officers, provided by U.S. Const. art. II, §

2. • As to treaties, the Senate’s advice and consent generally includes Senate involvement in the negotiation process, and the need for a two-thirds majority of the Senate for ratification. As to public officers, the Senate’s advice and consent generally includes the right to vote on approval of an appointment. [Cases: United States 35. C.J.S. United States §§ 23, 53, 56–57.]