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Most state governors now have the power of line item veto, while the U.S. President does not.

(A) while the U.S. President does not.
(B) a power which is not yet available to the U.S. President.
(C) which the U.S. President has no such power.
(D) the U.S. President does not.
(E) they do not share that with the U.S. President.

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Most state governors now have the power of line item veto, while the U.S. President does not.

(A) while the U.S. President does not.
(B) a power which is not yet available to the U.S. President.
(C) which the U.S. President has no such power.
(D) the U.S. President does not.
(E) they do not share that with the U.S. President.



IMO, (A) is the answer.
To present a contrast between the state governors and the U.S president, "but" or "while" is needed which is present only in option (A).
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Option B changes the meaning of the sentence. "not yet available" implies that such power would probably be available to the U.S. President in the future.

Option C is ungrammatical --

"line item veto, which the US President has no such power" does not make any sense.

Option D is a run-on sentence.

Option E is also a run-on sentence. The pronoun "that" is also problematic.
Note that we cannot use demonstrative pronouns such as "this/that/these/those" independently. They must always be accompanied with a noun. for example - that power
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