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In many countries the title president is self bestowed, after a military coup for instance, and there is no legal recourse for impeachment. In the others there is a rule or law to follow to impeach a president

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If president is impeached who replaces him?

If the President is impeached, he/she is replaced by the Vice President.

Why does a president get impeached?

A president will get impeached if he does something unconstitutional. the congress will vote on it and if the majority wins he is impeached.

How can the President get fired?

The President can be impeached. After Abraham Lincoln was assassinated his vice President (Andrew Johnson) was impeached. Also Nixon was impeached

Why was president Jackson impeached?

President Andrew Jackson was not impeached. Andrew Johnson was impeached, but he is a completely different person.

How can a president be impeached when he is no longer a president?

He can't. He can be charged with a crime, but he can't be impeached.

What types of crimes can the president be impeached for?

A president can be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors.

Was president Lyndon Johnson was the first president ever impeached?

No. Andrew Johnson was the first president to be impeached

Can the vice president be impeached with the president?

The impeachments for each person would be separate, but they can most certainly be impeached at or near the same time. But that depends on how the House of Representatives wished to proceed - they could decide that handling both impeachment procedures concurrently would be too much all at once.

What does a president have to do to get impeached and removed?

To get impeached the president would have to bribe, lie, or have a misdemeanor against him.

Who became the president when Clinton was impeached?

Bill Clinton remained the president while he was impeached.

Who was the last impeached president?

Richard Nixon was NOT impeached. He resigned from office to prevent being impeached. The last impeached president was Bill Clinton, but the Senate did not remove him from office.

What happens if the president is impeached and convicted?

If the president is impeached and convicted, the Vice President becomes the president, and the Secratary of State becomes the Vice President.

Who are the two that were impeached?

President Andrew Johnson and President Bill Clinton were both impeached. President Richard Nixon was supposed to be impeached, but he stepped down from office before the official impeachment, so technically he wasn't impeached.

Who was the last president to be impeached?

Bill ClintonBill Clinton was the last U.S. President to be impeached. The House impeached him, but the Senate did not remove him from office.

Who was the second US President to be impeached?

The second President to be impeached was William J. Clinton, in 1998.

Which US president was the first to be impeached?

Andrew Johnson was the first US president to be impeached. He was not convicted.

Was President Nixon was impeached by congress?

President Nixon actually resigned right before he was impeached.

What was the official reason congress impeached president Johnson?

He never was impeached. That was President Jackson but he won.

When can a president or other officers be impeached for?

The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States can be impeached. They can be impeached for conviction of treason, bribery and other high profile crimes.

Who was one President of the United States of America that was impeached?

Bill Clinton was one president that became impeached.

Who was the only president besides Andrew Johnson to be impeached?

William J. Clinton was the second president to be impeached.

Can the vice president be impeached after the president has?


Did president Johnson get impeached as president?


If someone is impeached what is the next step taken?

If a president is impeached, then the vice president takes over and serves out the rest of the term as president.

Can a president get fired?

No, a president cannot be fired, but he/she can impeached if there is a majority of votes in Congress to vote him/her out.