The job description of the chief executive is, “to implement laws and manage the executive branch.”
Position as the Chief Diplomat may be the most obvious reason for the President’s power in foreign relations. Article two section 2 of the Constitution allows the President to, “negotiate treaties with foreign countries, appoint ambassadors, and receive foreign ambassadors” (335). However, like with all other Presidential powers, there is a check put in place in attempt to limit Presidential power. A two-thirds vote from the senate is required before any foreign policies may be enacted or accepted. The President has the power to end any treaty they wish without the consent of the senate.
In the late 1700’s, the Logan act was put into place in order to limit whom has contact with foreign governments. This act stated that no citizens were allowed interaction with foreign governments unless otherwise