President's Role In Foreign Policymaking

Now in the United State, the Constitution divides formal power in foreign policymaking between the President and Congress. The President has the right to maintain the initiative, it means the President has more power than the Congress. The President can implement the foreign policy , negotiates treaties, proclaim friendship, so this make the President become more powerful. However, the Congress can reject the President 's initiatives if they have enough ratified refusal . In this way, the President can not be too powerful that he can do whatever he wants. The power divided into 2 branches the executive and legislative; both branches have very important roles in foreign policymaking even though they have differently roles. The president …show more content…
According to the textbook, early in the nineteenth century, the Congress had more power than the President, because the President was lack of power, and international connection. In this mean time, the Congress has an important role, and it is the one did most of the things. During 1941 to 1973 which is the period of Pearl Harbor and the Vietnam war, the President was dominated foreign policy. Now , the President have many powers like treaty power, appointment power, legislative power, inherent powers, delegation of power, and other specific powers. The president is the Head of State, so he should be powerful to make the state strong and economic well-being. The citizens voted for the President who they trust , so the President must work hard in able to worthy it. However, the President 's decision need to be ratify by the Congress in order to do it. “While the members of Congress talk and negotiate, the president can decide and act.” (348). He need to show that he can work with Congress well, because the good leader is not demanding everything that he want, but he need to serve everyone 's demand. In this way, the state will fairly and it will be stronger …show more content…
It consist many chambers and each chambers have its own responsibility. Every decision must ratify all people in Congress, so it is very fair and safe. It is very important to make a decision , because one wrong decision can make a big mess, and big change. Congress will have more chance to give right decision , because it is ratify by many people. More people is more brains. Team work is always bring good results, so Congress is very important. Also, they had done a lots of things well, and they had worked together with president very well too. The country can not missing the Congress, and the President can not work alone too. Thus Congress should have important role. However, the president still have big role, because he just like the father of country. He need to give responsibility to everyone, so they will not

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