What Does the President Do?
The US president is the face of the United States to the rest of the world. However, he or she doesn’t have unlimited power within the country. The president has certain powers given by the Constitution, including the ability to make treaties, appoint some important government officials, and veto laws. Readers learn the many duties of the president in simple, clear language appropriate for both younger readers and older readers looking for a succinct review of the topic. Fact boxes supplement the main content with important details about checks and balances, amendments, and more that affect the presidency today.