What are the executive's enumerated, implied, and inherent powers?

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The ennumerated powers of the executive are those explictly spelled out in Article II of the Constitution. According to Article II, Section 2, the President's powers include serving as Commander in Chief of the armed forces; drawing on the opinions of the heads of "Executive Departments," granting reprieves and pardons, making treaties with foreign powers and receiving foreign emissaries, appointing ambassadors, members of the federal judiciary, and "other Ministers and Consuls," convening and adjourning Congress in special sessions, commissioning officers, and to "take Care...

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