What made it so the president could not remove federal officials from office?
Tenure of Office Act
The Senate can remove Federal officials from office. The Senate is responsible for initiating an impeachment of a President of the United States. The Senate can also vote to have a member of the Senate removed for misconduct.
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.
"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 crimes and misdemeanors", and give the Senate the power to remove impeached officials from office, given a two-thirds vote to convict."
Actually, the president can ask them to resign, but in case they refuse to do it, then the president can remove them if Congress decides to do so. They can be removed only for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office.
It depends on State laws. Some States have recall laws. These allow the people to vote to remove an elected official from office. Texas does not have such a law. Michigan does. The Federal Government does not -- you cannot remove a President. This can only be done by Congress and for specific reasons called out in the Constitution.
No. Federal judges can only be removed by impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate.
He can be impeached by Congress for "treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors." And since we elect our Congressional officials, then technically yes "we" can remove the president from office.
The military does not have the athority to remove the president from office.
The President of the United States has the power to remove officials from office if he sees them as derelict in their duties in some way, but the action must be approved by Congress if the official does not simply resign. Judges on the Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, the Vice President, and members of Congress cannot be removed by the President but he may ask them to resign.
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.
NO- the president can not remove members of Congress from office.
President Andrew Johnson ignored the provisions of the Tenure of Office Act. Under the terms of the act, the President needed Senate approval to remove certain officials from office. President Johnson tried to fire Edwin Stanton, the last Radical Republican in his cabinet. The House voted to charge Johnson with wrongdoing in office, for trying to fire Stanton.
The Tenure of Office Act
Article I of the US constitution states that the House has sole power of impeachment, or accusation. "impeachment" means to accuse, not to remove from office. Officials named in Article II Section 4 as vulnerable to impeachment: * The President * The Vice President * All Civil Officers of the United States While it is unclear what is meant by Civil Officers, Congress defines it as anyone appointed by the President. Under this definition, they… Read More
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.
Only the House of Representatives can impeach federal officials and then only the Senate can remove them. In some states, the citizens can vote to recall the governor and other state officials.
something to do with the spoils system failing then radical republican congress did stufff to make sure the pres coldn t just hire their own and fire freevious government workers
remove government officials from political office
The House of Representatives is responsible for removing the President from office, if necessary. A President can be impeached for breaking an oath.
The House of Representatives , which is the lower chamber of the legislative branch of the US government, has the power to impeach the President. Impeachment requires the Senate to hold a trial which upon conviction by 2/3 of the Senate would remove the President from office,
What is a progressive device that would enable voters to remove corrupt or ineffective officials from office?
What is the maximum punishment the senate may impose upon convictiong an impeached government officials?
remove them from office
Republicans wanted to remove President Johnson from office so that he could not oppose the reconstruction plans being proposed by the Congress.
Congress didn't try to remove him.
The US Senate tries government officials who have been impeached by the House of Representatives, and may remove them from office if they find just cause.
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.
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.
No. According to Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution, Supreme Court justices remain in office "during good behavior," meaning they receive a lifetime commission unless they commit an impeachable offense. A justice can only be removed from office through the impeachment process. Only the House of Representatives can bring articles of impeachment (formal charges, like an indictment) against government officials. If a simple majority of the House votes for impeachment, the official next proceeds… Read More
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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Yes. The President may remove the Chairman, and any of the governors, for "cause." Federal Reserve Act, 12 USC 242
It's what gives the President the power to remove non-elected government officials without approval of Congress.
The 1867 Tenure of Office Act was at the heart of the problem; however, it wasn't Andrew Johnson's veto of The Tenure in Office Act that led to his impeachment; it was his later disregard of the law that did. That law provided that the President could not remove certain federal officials from office. When Johnson tried to dismiss Secretary of War Edwin Stanton from his Cabinet, the Radical Republicans believed Johnson violated the tenure… Read More
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 US House of Representatives has the sole power to impeach federal officials. If an official is impeached by the House, the US Senate must hold a trial based on the impeachment charges. The Senate serves as the jury and a 2/3 vote for conviction is required in order to remove the official from office.
No . only the mps can remove him ?
impeachment or conviction.
Certainly not! Only the Congress can do that.
It could be from death as an example.
The President must obey and execute the laws passed by Congress. If the President does not do his duty, there is an impeachment process by which Congress can remove the President from office.
A common mistake is believing that if the president is impeached s/he is thrown out of office. Wrong, to be impeached is for the president to be sent to trial for a crime above a misdemeanor. It's a decision made by the House of Representatives. In order to remove the president from office the Senate must make a 2/3 vote in that favor. The correct term for removing the president from office is "Incapacitation"