What Are the Seven Roles of the President?

The seven roles assumed by presidents of the United States include Chief Executive, Chief Diplomat, Chief of State, Chief Legislator, Commander-in-Chief, Chief of Party and Chief Commander of the Economy. The President performs these seven essential duties, although he or she receives assistance from other branches of the government and specialized officials. In addition to performing these duties, presidents act as symbols, representing the American public in many ways.

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