U.S. Constitution

Article II
Section 3

U.S. Constitution

Article II. The President


Section 3. Legislative, Diplomatic, and Law Enforcement Duties of the President

He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both Houses, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement between them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, he may adjourn them to such Time as he shall think proper; he shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the United States.


By individual articles:

Clause 1. State of the Union
Clause 2. Making recommendations to Congress
Clause 3. Convening and adjourning of Congress
Clause 4. Receiving foreign representatives
Clause 5. Caring for the faithful execution of the law
Clause 6. Officers’ commissions

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