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Executive Branch

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Transcript of Executive Branch

Why have the Branch?
The Executive Branch implements and enforces the laws written by The Congress.
The Cabinet
The
Cabinet
is an advisory body that includes wise people that are often the President's closest confidants, or close friends. The
Cabinet
includes the
Vice President
, the
Secretary of Defense
, the
Attorney General
, and the
Secretary of State
. These positions are only four of the fifteen executive departments.
Secretary of State
The
Secretary of State
oversees the country's Department of Defense. The Department of Defense is the federal service responsible for the country's armed forces. The
Secretary of State
also secures our State's history.
The Secretary of Defense
The
Secretary of Defense
executes the President's defense policies.
She or he plans, develops, and executes policies, or arrangements, that concern the military assignments and national security.
Attorney General
The
Attorney General
is the main adviser and attorney to the government. She or he represents the U.S. in legal business. They also offer advice and opinions on legal affairs. The
Attorney General
is the representative for the U.S. in Supreme Court.
Executive Branch
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Which the
President
is in charge of.
The
President
is head of State and Government. She or he is also commander in chief of armed forces. The
Vice President
would take charge if the
President
couldn't perform his duties. The
Vice President
also advises and certifies the U.S. Electoral College's official vote count.
The current
President
is
Barack Obama
.
The current
Vice President
is
Joe
Biden
.
The current Secretary of Defense
is Chuck Hagel.
John Kerry
is the current
Secretary of State.
The current Attorney General is
Eric H. Holder, Jr.
But he is only acting Attorney General for now.
This is the current
Cabinet
of Barack Obama.
THE WHITE HOUSE
The President and his family lives here.
No Branch has more power than the other. Each Branch of Government checks and balances the others.
When the Legislative Branch makes laws, the Executive Branch can veto those laws, which means they can deny them. The Judicial Branch can disagree with the Legislative Branch's laws too. Although, the Legislative Branch has the right to override the veto with a 2/3 vote. The Executive Branch also chooses judges, after one is removed for not performing their duties, but the Legislative Branch has to agree with the decision.

POWER
The
Cabinet
's main role is to help the
President
with anything involving
the roles of the respective office's
members.
Secretary of Treasury
The roles of the
Secretary of Treasury
are to encourage economic success and to guarantee the financial security of the United States of America. The
Secretary of Treasury
advises the President on these subjects
;

Economic and financial problems
Advancing rational economic growth
Strengthen updated administration, or authority, in financial practice
The current
Secretary of Treasury
is Jack Lew.
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