It is the Legislative Branch of government that makes the laws. The U.S. Congress, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives, handles that chore in America. This branch of government is different from the Executive Branch and the Judicial Branch of the Federal Government. Those two branches enforce and execute the law, and interpret the law, respectively.
The US President is not a sworn Law Enforcement Officer, therefore he personally does not have the power to enforce any laws at all. However, he is the head of the Executive Branch of the United States government. It is the Executive Branch which is charged with the enforcement of ALL Federal laws of the United States. The Executive Branch of the US government does not enforce state or local laws.
Since this question has been asked in the US Constitution category, I will restrict the answer to the US government. In the constitution, responsibility to execute, enforce and administer law is vested in the Executive branch of the the federal government. Article 2, Section 3 of the constitution says that the President shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the United States
The executive branch, the president, can either veto (deny) the law or accept it. if he accepts it the bill becomes a law Update 1: The executive branch has the responsibility to enforce the laws that the government enacts and has the right to check the legislature by vetoing (deny) a bill or signing it into law. Should the executive branch veto a bill, the legislature has the right to override the veto by passing…
The executive branch. In the US Federal government, it is the President's job to enforce the laws. He does that through his Cabinet. The Attorney General is the top law enforcement official in the Federal government. Likewise, in each of the states, a governor is responsible for enforcing the laws. Legislative branch
The Constitutional mandate of the executive branch is to execute and enforce the laws, while the mandate of the judicial branch is to "say what the law is"; that is, it can declare a "law" or part thereof unconstitutional. In the U.S., the federal government appoints the Solicitor General to advocate for the executive branch in federal court.
The judicial branch of the government (court system) is responsible for upholding the law when presented with facts which prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the offender violated either statutory (legislated) or common (judge-made, over time) criminal law. The legislative branch enacts statutes (laws). The executive branch includes the police force, which sets out to enforce the laws and investigate violations.