As chief executive, the president signs bills into law, grants pardons, and issues executive orders.
As chief administrator, the president fills cabinet vacancies, addresses government waste, and manages the budget.
As chief citizen, the president visits natural disaster sites, hosts cultural performances, and awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
As chief diplomat, the president negotiates treaties, recognizes foreign dignitaries, and selects ambassadors.
As chief legislator, the president gives the State of the Union address, meets with congressional leaders, and proposes legislation.
As chief of party, the president campaigns for party members, determines the party platform, and appoints party leaders to the cabinet.
As chief of state, the president hosts world leaders, acts as a spokesperson between countries, and represents United States abroad.
As commander in chief, the president inspects troops, activates the National Guard, and directs the use of the military against other countries.