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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He can grant pardons, He is commander
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One informal power of the president is that he gets to pardon a turkey each year from being killed for thanksgiving.
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The president has the power to send ambassadors, negotiate treaties, to be the economic planner and to be a global leader.
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Article II sections 2 and 3. Section 2 - Civilian Power over Military, Cabinet, Pardon Power, Appointments. The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United
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