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Unformatted text preview: Chief Diplomat : makes treaties & appoints ambassadors with advice & consent of Senate, exercises diplomatic recognition of other nation-states, more often makes executive agreements Commander in Chief : commands large, powerful US military forces; much larger, more powerful and influential than ever imagined by the framers of the Constitution Chief Legislator : give Congress information on the State of the Union and recommend such measure as he shall judge necessary; initiates policy, veto legislation, call special sessions of Congress - We look to the President to be our symbolic leader; we also expect him to manage crisis (foreign or domestic), provide policy guidance, manage the economy, manage the government, and speak for the American people to the world as a global leader...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course POL 1013 taught by Professor Dr.j.philiprogers during the Spring '05 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.
- Spring '05