New President NEEDED!
By: Suhhel Mokhtarzadeh
To be THE president you must be:
1. 35 or older
2. Born in the U.S.
3. Have lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years
Duties As The President!
- The president is in charge of 15 cabinet departments.
- rule/command that has force of the law and doesn't need to be approved by the congress
- president directs foreign policy
- agreement with foreign leaders that aren't approved by congress
- president is in charge of all military
- only president can order American Soldiers into battle
- president must sign bills into laws (veto power)
- president has legislative program *legislative agenda is given to congress in the Annual State Of Union Address
Head of State
- represents Americans at special occasions and ceremonies
- president acts as living symbol of U.S.
- president is viewed as his/her political party
- selects parties national chairperson
- Presidents goal is to help the country and economy prosper
- president deals with several economic issues
- plans the federal governments budget every year
Compensation and Benifits
- Makes 400,000 dollars a year
- has extra money for expenses and travel
- has use of Camp David
- has fleet of special cars, helicopters, and airplanes