The Constitution also empowers the president to appoint United States ambassadors, and to propose and chiefly negotiate agreements between the United States and other countries. Such agreements, upon receiving the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate (by a two-thirds majority vote), become binding with the force of federal law.
In 1937, the Brownlow Committee, which was a presidentially commissioned panel of political science and public administration experts, recommended sweeping changes to the executive branch of the United States government, including the creation of the Executive Office of the President.
Senior Advisor to the President is a title used by high-ranking political advisors to the president of the United States. White House senior advisors are senior members of the White House Office . The title has been formally used since 1993.
The oath of office of the president of the United States is the oath or affirmation that the president of the United States takes upon assuming office. The wording of the oath is specified in Article II, Section One, Clause 8, of the United States Constitution, and a new president must take it before exercising or carrying out any official powers or duties.
There is an established presidential line of succession in which officials of the United States federal government may be called upon to take on presidential responsibilities if the incumbent president becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns, is removed from office (by impeachment by the House of Representatives and subsequent conviction by the Senate) during their four-year term of office; or if ...
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Style: Madam Secretary (informal) The Honorable (formal) Member of: Cabinet: Reports to: President of the United States: Seat: Robert C. Weaver Federal Building, Washington, D.C. Appointer: The President with Senate advice and consent: Term length: No fixed term: Constituting instrument ...
1 president served as an ordained minister, serving as a pastor in the Disciples of Christ (Christian) Church, James A. Garfield. 1 president served as speaker of the House of Representatives, James K. Polk. 1 president served as president pro tempore of the United States Senate, John Tyler.