Which of the following roles of the President do you think is the most important and why?
In exercising power, the president has a number of traditional “roles.” These roles can be divided into Constitutional Roles and Non Constitutional Roles.
…Chief Executive/Administrator: The president shall “take
care that the laws be faithfully executed,” in addition
the president shall be responsible for running the
…Commander-in-Chief: The president serves as a “civilian”
head of the military; he has great power to use the
military for purposes as he sees fit.
…Chief Diplomat: The president makes treaties, and
essentially “makes” U.S. foreign policy.
…Chief of State: The president serves as the spokesperson of
the U.S., he sends and receives ambassadors, and
performs symbolic duties as head of the government.
…Chief Legislator: The president recommends legislation to
congress and sets the legislative agenda by proposing
programs and policies.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Commander-in-Chief because national security is ultimately the most important issue, and the protection of our country lies in the hands of the military and our commander-in-chief.