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Roles of the President

Roles of the President
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Chief Executive
enforces the laws made by Congress
Chief Diplomat
conducts the nation's foreign relations
Chief of State
Ceremonial Head of the U.S. Government
Chief Legislator
Takes recommendations to Congress on laws
Chief of Party
almost always leads one of the two national political party
Commander in Chief
Commands all U.S. armed forces
Chief Executive
Runs the federal bureaucracy
Chief of State
Represents the whole country
Chief Diplomat
Negotiates treaties
Chief Legislator
Can sign or veto bills passed by Congress
Commander in Chief
Controls U.S. nuclear weapons
Chief Executive
Can pardon or parole persons convicted of federal crimes
Chief Diplomat
Recieves ambassadors and diplomats
Chief of Diplomat
Appoints American Ambassadors
Chief of State
Role the President plays when he throws out the first pitch of a baseball game.
Chief of Party
Role President Obama played when he gave a speech at a fundrasier for a Democratic candidate for Senate.
Chief Legislator
Role President Obama played when he called on Congress to pass a New Health Care Bill.
Chief of State
The role the president plays when they make a Thanksgiving Day proclamation to the entire nation.
Commander in Chief
The role President Obama played when he ordered 30.000 new troops into Afghanistan.
Chief Diplomat
The role President Obama would play if he signed a treaty with Karzai and the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan (a guy can dream, right!).
Chief Executive
The role President Obama played when he reauthorized federal funding for stem cell research.