Looking for new President of the US

Job Responsibilities

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.

Necessary Skills

The man or woman who commands from the Oval Office must be able to negotiate with other politicians in the US Senate, House of Representatives, as well as foreign dignitaries and leaders. They must be a good business person to keep the country out of debt.


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


$19,000 entertainment budget.

$1 million "unanticipated needs" account to be used for official purposes.
$100,000 travel account

Protection for the rest of their lives

Yearly $400,000 salary

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