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He is not legally required to consult his cabinet, but surely he would want to let his cabinet know what he is proposing, both as a matter of political courtesy and for the value of their expert input and advice on how to write the law and how to get it passed.

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Certainly. His cabinet might help him draft a proposed law and help make a case for its passage, but the cabinet has no power to pass laws. The president has to work with Congressional leaders in order to get them to pass any laws he wants passed.

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The U. S. President gives to the U. S. Congress his/her recommendations for bills that he/she thinks need to be passed based on his/her assessment of the state of the Union.

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