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The vice president becomes the new President if the President vacates his office for any reason, including death, resignation, or forced removal via the impeachment process.
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Who can impeach the president?

The House of Representatives has the sole power to impeach. Impeachment is the equivalent of an indictment. If the House votes with a simple majority to impeach a president, t

Who becomes president if Barack Obama is impeached?

If a president becomes unable to serve, whether through death, severe illness, or impeachment, the vice president would assume the position of president. This is what happened

Who shall preside when the President is impeached?

The Chief Justice of the United States presides over the Senate trial, when the President has been impeached. If the president is convicted and removed from office, the vice-p

What does a president do to get impeached?

The House of Representatives which votes on impeachment sets the standards. They are not spelled out. Surely criminal activity is grounds, but even strong suspicion of crimina

How can a president get an impeachment?

The house of representatives may impeach a president by a majority for for "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and misdemeanors. Once it goes through the house the Senate

How can you impeach the president?

First the House of Representatives must come up with articles of impeachment, or written reason to impeach. Then they must get a majority vote on at least one of the articles.

Why can the president be impeached?

According to the US Constitution (Article II, section 4), a president can be impeached for bribery, treason, or other "high crimes and misdemeanors." President Andrew Johnson

What can get a president impeached?

"Articles One and Two of the Constitution allow the House of Representatives to impeach high federal officials, including the president, for "treason, bribery, or other high c

Who is the President impeached by?

The basic impeachment process is spelled out in the Constitution. In essence, the House of Representatives functions something like a grand jury, in that it weighs the evidenc

How do presidents get impeached?

Impeachment occurs when the US House of Representatives draws up a list of charges against the president , called a bill of impeachment, and passes it with a simple majority v