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Today the office of the United States President is considered the most powerful elected position in the world Unfortunately it was not always so powerful In 1789 the United State was a nation of only four million people It had a new and untried government and also it had an agricultural economy and a tiny army and navy Today the United States is a fine industrial nation with one of the largest forces in the world As the power of the nation grown so has the power of the president The growth of the presidential power is in both domestic affairs and foreign affairs When the Constitution was written the purpose of the executive branch was to have the same amount of power as the other two branches Many historians believe that the president has become more powerful the Congress or the Supreme Court The president has many roles to play as a chief executive military leader legislative leader diplomatic leader and ceremonial leader In the Constitution it says that the president shall be chief executive or head of government The president directs the work of cabinet heads and supervises agencies that make up the executive branch The enforcement of all-federal laws and programs is the responsibility of the president The presidents chief responsibility includes giving leadership to organization and recommending a workable budget to Congress The president is the commander in chief of the armed forces The president must approve the most important military decision Page3 In the role of legislative leader the president either signs or vetoacts of Congress The president recommends new laws in an annual and the state of the Union addresses Another legislative power is the presidents ability to call Congress into special session after it has adjourned for the year Another power that the Constitution gives to the president is to make treaties with the approval of two thirds of the Senate Second to receive ambassadors from other
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