Executive Branch

The Most Powerful Elected Leader

What is the Executive Branch?

The Executive Branch is the President he is the most powerful elected leader. He can veto laws that he does not agree with. He also commands the armed forces like the Army and the Navy. He can also appoint ambassadors and other officials.

What else is the Executive Branch?

Including the Armed Forces the Executive Branch employs more than 4 million Americans. In other words the President is one of the most powerful leaders. The President is responsible for the execution and enforcement of laws created by congress. And can "veto" laws and the other branches have to each vote to discard the veto.