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Why does the President have difficulties coordinating the work of the executive branch?

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Why does the President have difficulties coordinating the work of the executive branch? There are many reasons to why the presidents have difficulties coordinating the work of the executive branch, one being the size of it, nearly 3 million people work for it, it is also hard for a president to control the work as there also so many different departments all doing their own work. Also the executive branch is also known as the federal government bureaucracy. You also have the commissions and agencies to deal with, agencies like the CIA and NASA which will be hard to work with, as the president wouldn't have a great knowledge of the space programme or what the CIA get up to. ...read more.

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Which the president meets with and they are appointed by the president so he would not really have any difficulties with them as he can replace them. Bureaux have more specialised responsibilities, FBI being one of them, they are generally located within executive department, like the bureau of Indian affairs is situated within the department of the interior. Commissions and agencies can cause presidents difficulties, as he can't all was control them as he wants. Independent regulatory commissions (IRCs) have quasi- legislative and quasi- judicial functions, they monitor a particular sector of the economy or society, and they make judgements on what is permitted or not, and those who violate IRCs rulings are subject to prosecution. There are a large number of agencies like the CIA and NASA, which causes difficulties as they spend a lot of public money, they don't ...read more.

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The congressional members get a lot out, if it something there state needs and they get it, they win favours and votes for re-election, they also hope for endorsement from them as well. So presidents do face difficulties with the executive branch due to the size of it, the number of department, agencies, commissions and bureaux, there are too many for the president to keep an eye on and lead as head of the executive branch, and can't give orders to all of them, and they all are fighting for more funding, and for the president to look at them more. so it is difficult for the president to coordinating the work of the executive branch, and work as head of the executive branch. ...read more.

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