Executive Branch Overview

Article II of the US Constitution establishes the executive branch led by the president of the United States. The executive branch comprises the vice president, cabinet, and other executive departments. Its job is to oversee and maintain government functions while carrying out laws passed by Congress.  The president is elected to a four-year term. The…

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President’s Cabinet 

The president’s cabinet is a group of high-level officials appointed by the president of the United States to advise and assist them in making important decisions. The cabinet comprises the heads of various federal departments, such as the Department of State, Department of Defense, and Department of Treasury, as well as other top-level officials, such…

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Executive Departments in the Federal Government

These department heads, along with the white house chief of staff and other top advisors, form the president’s cabinet, which serves as the principal advisory body to the president. The Department of State  The Department of State is the principal foreign affairs agency of the United States federal government. Its mission is to advance U.S.…

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