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.] [Blacks Law 8th]