Foreign policy powers are the regulation set out by a nation when dealing with other countries. The U.S President commands the armed forces. He has jurisdiction over the foreign policy in matters dealing with international agreements and his advisory team. His duties when dealing with foreign countries are mandated and controlled by the U.S constitution. (“Relationship between Congress and President”, 2015)
The Congress has been given powers by the constitution to create agencies, give necessary funds to these agencies and charge them with administrative responsibilities. The president has control over the agencies with the power to choose its leaders. Substantially, the congress has the power to impeach and convict them when they are found guilty of misconduct and abuse of office. (“Relationship between Congress and President”, 2015) Additionally, the Congress is responsible for declaring war, managing funds for foreign policies, ratifying treaties and other functions outlined in the constitution.
From the period the constitution was written, I believe the Congress has enjoyed more power than the presidency. The balance of power has continuously been exchanged between the congress and the president depending on the people involved and the circumstances. I find the congress to have a significant advantage because it has all the legislative power. The congress has a responsibility to check the executive having independ