2 The Executive Branch of government provides leadership for the country.
3 The President of the United States is in charge of the Executive Branch. Barack Obama is the President of the United States now.
4 The President is the commander in chief of the military. He also appoints judges to the Supreme Court.
5 He signs bills to become laws. He also vetoes bills.
6 Americans elect a President for 4 years. We vote for President in November.
7 The Vice-President is also a member of the Executive Branch. The Vice President of the United States now is Joe Biden.If the President can no longer serve, the Vice President becomes President.
8 If the President and Vice President can no longer serve, the Speaker of the House of Representatives becomes President.The Speaker of the House is the elected leader of that part of Congress.The Speaker of the House of Representatives now is Nancy Pelosi.House of Representatives
9 The President’s Cabinet is also part of the Executive Branch. The President’s Cabinet advises the President. Cabinet members areThe Vice PresidentThe Attorney GeneralThe Secretary of AgricultureVEEP
10 The Secretary of Commerce The Secretary of DefenseThe Secretary of EducationThe Secretary of EnergyThe Secretary of Health and Human Services
11 The Secretary of Homeland Security The Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentThe Secretary of the InteriorThe Secretary of Labor
12 The Secretary of StateThe Secretary of TransportationThe Secretary of the TreasuryThe Secretary of Veterans Affairs