||30 that I will faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." SECTION II. sdT The president shall be commander-in-chief of the army ;and; navy of the United States^; and of -the militia of the -several: states, when called into -thefactual:.service of' the United States; he may require the opinion,i-in writing-, of the principal officer iaeach, of the executive departments,, upon any subject relating:to the duties of their respective offices,^and he shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences''against the United States, except in cases; of impeachment. .â- ; :L.< . .:Y â- ;;/â- ; He shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of: the senate, to make treaties, provided two-thirds of tke senators present, concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with â€¢â- :th,e advice and, consent of thesenate> "shall appoint ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, judges of the supreme court, and all other-officers of the United States, whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for and which shall be; established by law: but: the Congress ma,y by law vest tho appointment of such inferior officers, as they think proper, in the president alone, in the courts of; law, or in the heads of departments. . . ' , ., . â- : , The president shall havÂ« power to fill'iup all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate",- by granting commissions, which shall expire at the end of; .their next session. ., ,,â- â- â- -,." ' n> hi. , ' ". ( . ,. â€¢ '';''*r''V He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient^ he may, on extraordinary occasions, convene both houses','or either of them, and in case of disagreement between them, with respect;t&. the time of adjournment, he may adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper; he shall receive ambassadors-and-other publi'c:; ministers; he shall take care that; the laws be faithfully -executed,, and shall com.ni.ission.. all th.e officera f& the United States.; T-a ; 'â- '