Executive Branch

Jeff Ollom

Federal Executive Branch

  • The Executive power rests in the president.The president(Obama) holds the position.
  • The function of the Executive Branch within the Federal government is to carry out laws.
  • The roles/jobs of the president are to act as chief of state, chief executive, chief administrator, chief diplomat, commander in chief, chief legislator, party chief, and chief citizen.
  • The major departments that make up the president's cabinet are the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General.

Maryland State Executive Branch

  • Larry Hogan


Similarities between the federal and state executive branches are they have some form of government.

(Couldn't find similarities).