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POLITICAL SCIENCE2The role of the president as chief legislatorAccording to Herring (2017), the United States president has many official roles according to the constitution; the paper will cover one of the primary roles. The role of the president as the Chief Legislator. Additionally, the paper will show the duties that it entails and the instances of the way the presidents have exercised the role. Article two, Section three of the United States Constitution, the president is granted the role of Chief Legislator which is a very powerful and essential role. President as the Chief Legislator is given the power of shaping policy by affirming some influence over what Congress discusses and over what the bill tries to pass.As recently referenced, the president has the sacred power to "fare thee well" to guaranteethat all laws of the United States are "steadfastly executed" and this, just as his ability to make arrangements, fall under the role of a chief official. As the Chief Legislator, the president has obligations of giving the State of the Union location to Congress and the American open. Another obligation is to meet with outside diplomats and other open authorities (Herring, 2017).Article II requires the president to "now and again provide for Congress Information of the State of the Union" and presidents do that through the State of the Union location. Preceding Woodrow Wilson's administration in the mid-twentieth century, presidents would send an answerto Congress. Wilson began the custom of gathering Congress in a joint session to talk with them about the state of the union and to propel their plan. Today the State of the Union location ordinarily occurs in late January/early February. However, the president may call Congress into session whenever in his role as a chief legislator.
POLITICAL SCIENCE3As mentioned previously, the president has the power to veto enactment gone by Congress and that power falls under the chief legislator role. A veto might be abrogated by a 66%vote of both the House and Senate. The president likewise has the power of the pocket veto
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- Spring '10
- PROFESSOR JOE
- President of the United States, United States Congress