Responsibilities of the President

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The President of the United States has many powers and responsibilities that he is held accountable for and his job is like none other in the world when it comes to the actions that this person must take in order to preserve and accelerate the economy and infrastructure of our nation. This being said what makes the President so powerful is the constitutional powers in which he is granted and must enforce if and when needed. In my opinion I feel that there are a few powers that he has that sticks out and is significantly more important than the others. The powers that the president holds that I feel are most important are the Executive Powers, to appoint officials, and to make foreign treaties. Although I just listed the few most important powers that the president has there are still many others that have great importance as well that I will explain shortly. A power that a lot of people might be familiar with if they know anything about the military is that the president has power that decides to commission all federal officers throughout the country and that is because of his other power that he serves as the Commander-in-Chief of our U.S. Armed Forces. This is important but I feel overall that this can still be handled at the lower level. Another power that the president has is to grant pardons and reprieves known as Executive Clemency. What this powers main purpose is to waiver off someone or a group of people who have committed a crime but possibly the punishment was unjust in most cases. Then there are also the Executive Privileges and emergency powers. The Executive Privileges grants the president to withhold information from the public when national security is a concern and most obviously the emergency powers come in place when the country is in time of crisis he can order a state of emergency calling in FEMA and other organizations for help. What I have
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