The Executive Branch of the federal government is made up of the President, the Vice President, the Cabinet, and the executive departments and agencies.
The President of the United States
The President is the head of the country and in that role serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, is responsible for the execution and enforcement of the laws created by Congress, and is responsible for overseeing the federal departments and agencies including appointing or nominating the Cabinet, Supreme Court Justices, and the heads of the departments, agencies, and 50 federal commissions. The President has the power to sign legislation into law or veto bills enacted by Congress. The President is also responsible for signing and negotiating treaties and trade agreements and conducting other acts of diplomacy with other nations.
The Constitution requires that anyone running for President must be at least 35 years old, be a natural born citizen, and must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years. President's are limited to two terms in office of 4 years each.
The current President of the United States is Donald Trump.
The Vice President of the United States
The Vice President (VP) is elected alongside the President and is responsible for assuming the role of President should the President no longer be able to serve due to death, resignation, or temporary incapacitation. The VP also serves as President of the United States Senate and casts the deciding vote in the Senate in the case of a tie. The other functions the VP serves are at the discretion of the President.
The current Vice President of the United States is Mike Pence.