The President As A Chief Of State

804 WordsDec 9, 20144 Pages
We all know the president as the leader of our country, but we never really consider the many things that encompasses. He must be a Chief of State, a Chief Executive, a Commander in Chief, a Chief Diplomat, a Chief Legislator, and other various smaller roles. The President has many roles to take on and must act as all of them possibly in any given week or day. Taking a look at four random weeks in The President’s schedule I am going to identify examples of the president executing these roles, explaining why he was more active in certain roles, and why some roles are absent during these weeks. Every nation has a chief of state, a person who serves as the symbolic leader of the country and represents the nation. In the United States, the president both leads the government and acts as the chief of state, although this is not the case in many countries. As chief of state, the president in the four weeks honored the men’s and women’s Basketball teams on their 2014 NCAA championships, delivered remarks and answered questions in a Tumblr event, delivered remarks at the Worcester Technical High School Commencement all in the June 8th to the 14th week. Another important week for the President as Chief of State was September 7th to the 13th. On the 11th the President and First Lady, and white house staff observed a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, then the President and First Lady attended the September 11th observance Ceremony. Another big event for
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