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Seven Roles of the President
Congress is responsible for passing laws, but presidents must approve or veto (reject) those laws. Congress can override a President's veto by a two-thirds majority vote in both house.
Inviting members of Congress to lunch in the White House
Traveling to London to meet with British leaders
The president oversees
(agreements) with other countries. President also direct aid to other countries, and set policies that affect U.S. relations with other nations.
As head of his political party, a President can help members of his party run for office, and help the party raise money for campaigns. He can also appoint party members to important positions.
Traveling to California to speak at a rally for a party nominee to the U.S. Senate
Commander in Chief
The constitution makes the President head of the U.S. military. Presidents may send troops into action, but only Congress can declare war.
Inspecting a Navy yard
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.
The President oversees
(Naational) agencies, appointing their directors and creating policies to determine their goals during his term. Presidents also appoint federal judges and supreme Court Justices.
Appointing someone to serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
The president makes plans to make sure the federal governments budget is as profitable as possible. These plans can include creating obs or asking congress to raise or lower federal taxes.
Meeting with business and labor leaders to discuss their needs and problems