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INTRODUCTIONIn the American political system, the president possesses the highest ranking position as per the American constitution. The president upon being sworn into office makes sure that all the three branches of the government that make up the federal government of America are operational.The president becomes the head of the American executive body. When the president is sworn in, with immediate effect he becomes the commander-in-chief of the American armed forces. Just like Bianco indicates in his book, the President is not the US government and he cannot exercise his constitutional powers alone, meaning the US government is a combination of the judiciary, the legislature and executive bodies that all work together in a harmonious way (Chapter 1).As the appointed presidential counselor to the new president, I would advise the president to blend amicably all the three powers and authority bestowed on him I.e. the constitutional powers, Inherent powers as well as the Congress delegated powers. In so doing the president will be in apposition to address each and every issue that faces the nation (Bianco,2013). Thus this essay aims at advising the newly elected president on the advantages and possible positive impact to the American nation as a result of the organized blending of the three types of Presidential powers and authority.

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NATURE OF PRESIDENTIAL POWER AND AUTHORITY
Even before the president begins his term, he must understand the boundaries of his powers. My message to the new president towards becoming an effective president is making sure he exercises control of power. The constitutional powers are those that are clearly stipulated in the constitution while the delegated powers are the powers assigned to the president by the Congress to aid the President to fulfill as well as to accomplish his obligations. Both the delegated powers and the constitutional powers form the expressed powers of the president. This is because both of them are stipulated in the constitution, the difference being that the interpretation of inherent powers may differ in such a way that the president may end up possessing great power. The president possesses the power to select ambassadors, appoint Supreme Court justice, cabinet members in addition to granting pardons and reprieves. Therefore, past presidents in one way or the other may have interpreted the inherent powers differently, the question at hand is which the best interpretation is in order to be an effective president. Therefore a clear understanding of the presidential scope is the first step towards becoming an effective president. Therefore, it’s evident that the nature of presidential powers spans beyond those directly listed in the constitution, there are other powers like treaty powers, appointment powers, legislative powers and other specific powers (Chapter 10). Alongside the president’s formal powers provided by the constitution, the president also has several informal authorities, they include generating or developing and legislating the jurisdictive agenda as well as the executive order and conducting the foreign policy initiatives, the president is also given the mandate of sending troops without a declaration of war. 
ADVICE TO THE PRESIDENT
Advising the president necessitates that one should have sufficient knowledge of the presidential obligations and responsibilities of the head of state. The primary role of the president involves attending political functions, executing political authorities and legitimizing the state. His other key roles include: greeting the foreign dignitaries as well as calling hearings for the congress.  My first advice to the president is that he must at all times throughout his term seek cooperation despite being the head of the nation. Bianco refers to this aspect as one of the greatest ironies, a president is the most powerful man in the world yet seen frequently seen actively taking part in negotiations.In doing so, the president must watch to what extent, situations, and reasons that may provoke the use inherent powers. Meaning the president’s main obligation irrespective of the type of power be it inherent, constitutional or delegated is to do only what is considered proper. For example, a good example of inherent presidential power is emergency power bestowed on the president especially in situations of great need. Such powers may vary in terms of scope  but they must abide by the solemn role of doing what is proper for the nation and the best choice for the nation even in the future (Bianco,2013).For example, a president may declare a given area or place stricken by a disaster as a federal disaster area thus inviting for aids and special consideration.In such situations the president despite exercising his power in providing directives that are suitable as per the emergency circumstance, if by any chance the directives ignore the constitutional text, values and structure, such exercise of power is incomplete and inappropriate.In so doing, the president will not prioritize more on the written obligations overlooking the exceptional situations meaning he should look for means and mechanisms where he will faithfully take care of his obligations in doing what is proper and necessary without neglecting or going contrary to any of the laid presidential powers.
My other advice to the president would be that he must make sure that he embraces the virtue of Presidential Leadership. Bianco argues that to be effective as well as a successful president one has to be a strong leader with the ability to magnificently engage in state craftsmanship, employ the use of wisdom and combination of power for the good of the general public. Bianco clearly states that for a President to be effective and successful, he must put into place three aspects which all revolve around the art of craftsmanship.One of them is the political skill which entails the ability to coerce, persuade and cajole people.This aids in understanding the peoples needs, the states needs and what is necessary for the federal government in general.In addition to political skill, an effective president should combine his powers with the virtue of prudence.Meaning the president is able to successfully employ certain principles which are considered general and meet some specific goals.And the final aspect is  opportunity, which refers to the ability to maintain the virtues and vialues of the US by conducting or implementing policies which are a symbol of a president who behaves in meaningful and decisive ways.
The other advice is the ability to take care of the illusion associated with the presidential government.This means that a president decides to convey or portray the image of effectiveness and strength to the public. However, in reality, it’s a fact that the powers and authority of the president are limited and constrained. Bianco goes further to state that illusion of presidential government which implies portrayal of confidence and strength might be a very successful strategy.However, it is faced with the risk of getting blamed later in case something goes wrong. Again choosing a good presidential style also affects the effectiveness of a president throughout his term spanning all the way to proceeding administrations.For example, a stubborn, as well as an assertive presidential style, may end up alienating a number of important individuals in the Congress.This may happen if the president’s views and actions leans towards the extreme right or extreme left regarding the Congressional majority point of view. 

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