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Can a recall election be used to remove a US President from office?

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Answered 2010-02-06 18:22:40

Once elected and after Congress has certified the Electoral votes, a President of the United States may only be removed from office by impeachment by the House followed by conviction by the Senate, or by the more prudent means of resignation ( a la Richard Nixon).

Johnson and Clinton were impeached, but no President has ever been convicted and removed from office.

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