Seven Roles of the President (Chief of Party ( (The President choosing…
Seven Roles of the President
Chief of Party
The President helps members of his political party get elected or appointed to office and campaigns for them.
The President choosing leading party members to serve in the Cabinet.
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 is the boss for millions of government workers in the Executive Branch.
The President holds a Cabinet meeting to discuss government topics.
Commander in Chief
The President is in charge of the U.S. armed forces, including the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marines, so all military generals and admirals take orders from the President.
The President can decide during wartime whether to bomb other countries/cities.
While Congress has the power to actually make the laws, the Constitution gives the President the power of influencing Congress in lawmaking.
Presidents can convince Congress to pass certain laws or veto bills they don't like.
Chief Guardian of the Economy
The President is concerned with things such as unemployment, taxes, business profits, and prosperity of the country.
The President can meet with business and labor leaders to discuss their needs and problems.
The President has the power to decide what the American diplomats/ambassadors should say to foreign countries' governments.
Traveling to London to meet with the muggle Prime Minister and the British leaders.