By: Torey Berry


  • 35 Years of Age or older
  • 14 years of living in the U.S.
  • U.S. born Citizen

Powers of the President

Party Leader: President is Viewed as the leader of his/her Political Party. He selects the parties national Chairperson.

Chief Executive: The President is in charge of the 15 cabinet departments. He can also issue an executive order. A rule or command that has the force of law, that has no congressional approval.

Chief Diplomat: The President directs Foreign Policies. The President also makes agrees with foreign leaders that don't have to be approved by Congress.

Commander-in-Chief: The President is in charge of the Armed Forces. The President can send in Troops.

Legislative Leader: The President must sign bills into laws. Also has a legislative Program. The Legislative Agenda is given to congress in the Annual State of Union Address.

Economic Leader: The President deals with several economic issues.

Such as; Unemployment rates, Inflation, High taxes.

Head of State: The President serves at Special Occasions and Ceremonies. Also acts as a living symbol of the U.S.

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Compensation and Benefits

The President makes $400,000 annually since 2001.

- Extra Money for Expense and Travel.

Other Special Benefits:

  • The use of Camp David
  • Fleet of Special Cars
  • Helicopters & Airplanes