Respond to the following question thoughtfully in 3 4 complete paragraphs based on what you have read and learned about the presidency.
Did the Founders think of the president as chief legislator? Besides the State of the Union message and the veto, what legislative powers were granted to the president by the Constitution, if any?
What has happened to the power of the presidency in this century? How has the role of government changed with the role of the president? If the president has gained power, which branch has lost power? How has Congress tried to protect the balance of power?