Want to be President?

This is what you need to do the job.

Requirements for the job.

Qualifications

The president must be at least 35 years old, a natural-born citizen, and have lived in the United States at least 14 years.


How Elected

The president must be at least 35 years old, a natural-born citizen, and have lived in the United States at least 14 years.


Term

Four years. The president cannot serve more than two terms.


Income

Yearly salary: $400,000.


Succession

If a president dies, resigns, is disabled, or is removed from office, the Vice president assumes the office. This has occurred nine times.


Job Description

The Constitution assigns the president two roles: chief executive of the federal government and Commander in Chief of the armed forces. As Commander in Chief, the president has the authority to send troops into combat, and is the only one who can decide whether to use nuclear weapons.

As chief executive, he enforces laws, treaties, and court rulings; develops federal policies; prepares the national budget; and appoints federal officials. He also approves or vetoes acts of Congress and grants pardons.

Major issues of the 2016 election.

after two straight elections dominated by economic issues, 2016 is shaping up to be … another election dominated by economic issues. In polls, voters consistently rank the economy as their top concern, and candidates from Jeb Bush to Bernie Sanders have put dollars and cents at the center of their campaigns.

But far from offering a clear advantage to one party, the economy offers risks and opportunities for all the candidates. Unless things change significantly in the next 12 months, the economy is neither good enough nor bad enough to provide either side with a completely clean narrative.

Leadership traits

    The traits of an effective leader include the following:

    • Emotional stability. Good leaders must be able to tolerate frustration and stress. ...
    • Dominance. ...
    • Enthusiasm. ...
    • Conscientiousness. ...
    • Social boldness. ...
    • Tough-mindedness. ...
    • Self-assurance. ...
    • Compulsiveness.


Roles of the President

These roles are: (1) chief of state, (2) chief executive, (3) chief administrator, (4) chief diplomat, (5) commander in chief, (6) chief legislator, (7) party chief, and (8) chief citizen. Chief of state refers to the President as the head of the government. He is the symbol of all the people.