Regulatory commissions that protect the public interest by controlling certain types of businesses and industries
Federal Communications Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Federal Reserve System, Securities Exchange Commission
Government corporations businesses run by the federal government
The U.S. Postal Service
Independent executive agencies agencies outside of the Cabinet that oversee a single area
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Central Intelligence Agency, Migratory Bird Conservation Committee
Independent agencies and regulatory commissions are controlled by the President, who is the head of the Executive branch. There are many people employed by the Executive branch - in fact, about 3 million!!!!