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Unformatted text preview: Presidency (Executive Branch) 28/11/2007 19:28:00 ← 1) Who can become President? (Formal Rules) • 35+ yrs. Old • US citizen (Natural born) • 14 yrs. Of US residency • Less than 10 yrs served as president ← ← 2) Roles Titles • Chief Administrator: Head of executive branch • Chief Executive #1: #1 Law enforcer • Foreign Relations: Chief diplomat • Commander in Chief: Military o War of 1812 o Mexico/US War o Spanish/US War o World War I o World War II • Chief Legislature: Agenda setting, tools • Political: head of party Main Functions • Head of State: rep. of country • Head of Government: politics/leader Formal Powers • Head of executive branch • Veto; call special sessions, state of the union • Chief diplomat; treaties, relations (recognition) • Commander in Chief • Nominate justices/federal judges Informal Powers • Bully pulpit: uses power to get what he wants...
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- Fall '07
- President of the United States, commander in chief, Chief Executive