President of the United States


President of the United States
The chief executive officer of the federal government, the executive power being vested in him by the Constitution of the United States. Article 2, § 1. That officer of the United States Government upon whom the Constitution has conferred the executive power of the government; whom it has made the commander-in-chief of the army and navy; whom it has authorized, by and with the consent of the senate, to make treaties, and to appoint ambassadors, ministers and consuls; and whose duty it has made to take care that the laws be faithfully executed. See 54 Am J1st US§36.

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