Seven Roles of the President (Chief Legislator (Only Congress has the…
Seven Roles of the President
Only Congress has the actual power to make laws, but the Constitution gives the president power to influence Congress in its lawmaking.
Example: Signing a bill of Congress.
In this role, the president is concerned with such things as unemployment, high prices,taxes,business profits, and the general prosperity of the country.
Meeting with business and labor leaders to discuss their needs and problems.
The President is the "boss" for millions of government workers in the Executive Branch.
Example:Appointing someone to serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency(CIA)
The president decides what American diplomats and ambassadors shall sat to foreign government.
Example:Traveling to London to meet with British leaders.
Example:Choosing leading party members to serve in the Cabinet.
In this role, the president helps members of his political party get elected or appointed of office.
Head of State
The role of the president is to inspire others and welcome Americans to the White House.
Example: President welcomes celebrities to the White House
Commander in Chief
The president is in charge of the U.S. armed forces:the Army,Navy,Air Force, and Marines.
Example:Inspecting a Navy yard.