By: Torey Berry
Powers of the President
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.
Compensation and Benefits
- Extra Money for Expense and Travel.
Other Special Benefits:
- The use of Camp David
- Fleet of Special Cars
- Helicopters & Airplanes