What are some formal and informal powers of the President?

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The Constitution gives the President formal powers including Powers of Appointment, Commander-in-Chief, Foreign Affairs, Executive Clemency, Emergency Powers, and Veto. The President also has informal powers. He is the policy maker and has the ability to influence the legislative agenda and set economic policy.
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