The president plays many different roles: Chief of State; Chief Executive; Chief Diplomat; Commander-in-Chief; Chief Legislator.
Using the web, find an example of how President Trump has engaged in each of these roles since becoming president. While one issue may contain several of these roles (e.g., Iraq could show the Commander-in-Chief Role; Legislator; Diplomat), Please find a different issue for each of these varied roles.
After found these 5 different issues, provide a brief commentary on the role that President Trump played in each.
Finally, assess what the cumulative impact of his playing these different roles means in terms of President Trump’s exercise of power. In doing so, answer the following questions:
Was he truly “Chief” in each of these areas?
What forces constrained or checked his power?