The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the
United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called
the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in
writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments,
upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices,
he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against
the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.
He shall have Power, by and with the Advice
Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present
and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the
shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges
the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose
are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established
Law: but the Congress may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior
Officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the Courts
Law, or in the Heads of Departments.
The President shall have Power to fill up all
happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which
expire at the End of their next Session.
He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the
State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures
as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary
convene both Houses, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement
them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, he may adjourn them to
Time as he shall think proper; he shall receive Ambassadors and other
Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and
shall Commission all the Officers of the United States.