The president can remove senators from office?
No. If that were possible, a President could abuse the power to remove his political opponents from office. Senators may censure (discipline) or remove members of the Senate, and the House of Representatives may censure or remove members of the House. This is a rare occurrence, however.
The Senate must have a two-thirds vote, or at least 67 senators, to convict the president of impeachment, and remove him from office. The same margin is required to decide if the president should be impeached in the House of Representatives.
The military does not have the athority to remove the president from office.
The legislative branch holds the power to remove the president from office on charges of illegal actions. This process is known as impeachment. For impeachment to occur, a majority vote of the house must be obtained in favor of the charges against the president. Following impeachment, which does not by itself remove the president, the president is tried by the senate. His ultimate removal requires a two thirds majority of the senators. Two presidents have… Read More
After a trial in the House of Representatives, where the senators sit as jurors, the official is voted out of office by the Senate. A 2/3rd majority is required to remove an official from office. Less than that majority and the official remains in office.
A two-thirds majority of the Senators voting is required to convict the President from office. (A simple majority in the House suffices to impeach and force the Senate to hold a trial.)
If every senator is present to vote, 67 votes are needed to remove a President. Otherwise 2/3 of those present are needed to conviction and removal.
The US Constitution provides a process for impeachment and removal of a president. It begin with the House passing a bill of impeachment which lists the charges against the president, The Senate then holds a trial and votes to decide guilt or innocence of the charges. 2/3 of the Senators must vote for conviction in order to remove the president from office.
The Senate in the United States has the power to impeach the president and remove him from office. The president does have to have a trial prior to impeachment.
The 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution specifies the date that the President and Congress take office.
Only a simple majority in the House is enough to impeach. 218 votes would be enough to impeach. (In order to convict and remove the President from office, 67 senators must vote to convict.)
NO- the president can not remove members of Congress from office.
The US Senate holds impeachment trials as necessary. Two-thirds of the senators voting must vote for conviction in order to remove an impeached official from office.
The Tenure of Office Act
2/3 will convict the person and throw them out of office.
The citizens can not directly recall a president or otherwise remove him from office. The House has available a process known as impeachment which upon conviction vy the Senate can remove a president.
2/3 of the Senate must vote in favor of conviction in order to remove the president from office. These means 67 senators if all vote.
One consequence of a president doing something wrong is a drop in approval rating. If the president is still in his first term it can hurt his chances of reelection. If the offense is serious enough he could face impeachment, which is a means by which the Senate puts him on trial. There the senators will vote on whether to remove the president from office. This require at least two thirds of all senators to… Read More
Johnson was acquitted by the Senate of the impeachment charges brougth forth by the House. He did not have to leave office and so served out his full term. ( Impeachment is only the first step in removing the President. If a President is impeached, the Senate holds a trial and 2/3 of the senators must vote for conviction in order to remove him from office. )
The House of Representatives is responsible for removing the President from office, if necessary. A President can be impeached for breaking an oath.
For United States Congress, Senators act as the role of a jury in the trail of a sitting President. At the end of Impeachment (i.e. the Trail), the senators vote weather to uphold the articles of impeachment or to reject the articles of impeachment. A 2/3 vote is necessary to remove a sitting president. Two Presidents have faced Articles of Impeachment, President Andrew Johnson and William J. Clinton. Both trails of impeachment ended in rejection… Read More
There are 100 senators in the United States. Each of the 50 states has 2 senators. The senator is voted into office by the people of the state. Each senator voted in office serves a term of 6 years in office representing the people of the state. The Vice President is the leader over the senators.
Impeachment requires only a simple majority in the House. The Senate then holds a trial and serves as the jury and here it takes a 2/3 vote of those Senators present and voting to convict and remove the president from office.
Republicans wanted to remove President Johnson from office so that he could not oppose the reconstruction plans being proposed by the Congress.
Absolutely. Republican US Senators David Vitter and John Ensign, for example, have both publicly admitted to affairs and are still in office. Former Democratic President Bill Clinton also admitted an affair and stayed in office until the end of his term; he was impeached, but the Senate voted not to convict and remove him from office.
They can use a recall which is a way for citizens to remove politicians from office.
Congress didn't try to remove him.
A simple majority ( more than half of those voting) suffices to pass a bill of impeachment in the House of Representatives. If such a bill is passed by the House, the Senate hold a trial, based on the charges in the House bill. Two-thirds of the Senators ( that is 67 Senators, if all vote) must vote in favor of conviction in order to remove the President from office.
No. Representatives and Senators are elected to office by voters in their represented state and districts.
Tenure of Office Act
The President does not have the power to remove any elected officials from office. Only Congress has that power. The President can ask the Justice department to initiate court proceeding if a Congressman appears to violate federal law.
Remove him/her from office.
No, he cannot. The president has no authority over the legislative branch.
First of all, in your question I'm sure you meant "from" not "form." Second of all, it takes two thirds of the Senate (67 votes) to remove the president from office.
Two-thirds of the senators voting must vote in favor of conviction in order to remove the president from office. Actually, impeachment refers to the bill of the House which lists the charges against the president and begins the process that requires the Senate, presided over by the Chief Justice, to hold a trial based on the charges in the House bill.
Which law said that a president had to get permissmission to remove anyone appointed by a past president?
The Tenure of Office Act
The Heads of Cabinet departments
The answer is Andrew Johnson
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What is the percentage of the us senate needed to impeach a federal official and remove him or her from office?
2/3 or 67 out of 100 senators
The vice-president has no power in respect to removing the President. The President is naturally a leader in his party and does a great deal to help the prestige of the party. Unless he does something criminal that offends the morality of the people or violates the principles of the party, his party will stand behind him. He can not be removed from office unless 2/3 of the senators vote to remove him. The House… Read More
The definition of a political office is the name given to a government office that is obtained by an election. Local, state, and federal government have political offices. Mayors, Senators, and the President hold political offices.
Impeachment is the name for the formal levying of charges against a President by the House of Representatives. An impeached President is then tried by the Senate and if 2/3 of the senators find him guilty, he is removed from office. No President has ever been removed from office by the Senate.
No. A sitting President or Vice-President can only be removed from office involuntarily through the impeachment process, which is conducted by the House of Representatives, then tried in the Senate. A President may choose a different running mate if he (or she) is running for a second term of office, however.
impeachment ~smooched~ Impeachment is currently the only way that Congress may constitutionally remove a president from office.
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.
The president or other federal official must be formally charged with a crime (impeached) by the House of Representatives by a simple majority vote. This impeachment by the House requires the US Senate to hold a trial based on the impeachment charges. When the trial is over, two-thirds of the senators must vote to convict in order to remove the official from office. Although impeachment is only the first step, the entire process is popularly… Read More