The Power Of The President Of The United States

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In this essay I want to demonstrate that The President of the United States has a major role in the executive branch of government.In the first part of my essay I will talk about the duties of the President.In the second part I will focus on the limitations which he encounters during his mandate.In the last part I want to demonstrate the Head of State can manage to have a great career and that he is able to influence what happens in his country. The President of the United States is the only nationally elected politician who has the responsability of speaking for its country as a whole and of representing the national interest both in foreign policy and domestic affairs.The President has various political roles which he must execute in order to lead the country properly. One role of the President is that of Head of State.He is busy with the administration of the country and he must stand for the highest values and ideals of the country.As the Chief Executive he decides how the laws of the United States are to be enforced and chooses officials and advisers to help run the Executive Branch.He is also a Chief Diplomat and decides what American diplomats and ambassadors shall say to foreign governments and with the help of advisers,he makes the foreign policy of the United States.The President is in charge of the U.S. armed forces like the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines as a Commander-in-Chief.He decides where troops shall be stationed, where ships shall be sent,how weapons shall be used and all military generals and admirals take their orders from the President.The fifth role of the President is that of Chief Legislator and due to the Constitution he has the power to influence Congress in its lawmaking although only Congress has the actual power to make laws.As Head of Party he "exercises great influence over the party's national organisation and can play a major
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