Do Presidents have more authority to pursue their own policy preferences in the area of foreign affairs, or in domestic policy? What Constitutional factors contribute to this situation? Make sure you can identify and describe TWO examples of Constitutional language that gives the President this flexibility. For EACH of the two arguments that you make (based on the Constitutional powers given to the office), be prepared to provide a historical example as to how Presidents have used that power.
In model democracies, presidential powers are governed by law and not left to the personal whim of the sovereign or executive. Depending on the system of government, more often than not, the president is regulated by a series of institutional checks often referred to within the realm of constitutional law and political science as constitutionalism. Additionally, legislature or parliament has always been given certain amount of supremacy to debate and pass or veto any policy decision made