What is Executive Branch?

The Executive Branch of the United States of America is the seat of power within the federal government and is headed by the U.S. President. Although the President is the chief executive, the power is delegated to the Cabinet members. The President is the head of state and of government. The President also serves as the military Commander-in-chief and chief diplomat. According to the U.S. Constitution the President must ‘take care that the laws be faithfully executed,’ and ‘preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.’ You can find more information here: