Which US President was the first person approved to fill a vacancy in the office of Vice-President?
What president was the first to fill the office of vice president when a vacancy was created in the office?
A+ Structure of the Federal Government When there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President nominates a Vice President who takes office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress. The 25th Amendment, section 2, of the U.S. Constitution (ratified 2/10/1967) established this procedure.
in case of the removal of the president from office or of his death or resignation,the vice president shall become president. whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the vice president the president shall nominate a vice president who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both houses of congress
Yes, when a vacancy develops mid-term in the office of the Vice President due to the death or resignation of the vice president or the president, the President appoints a replacement, which must be approved by a majority of both houses of Congress. In recent years it has become the practice to have the nominee for President choose his running mate. Thus , in a way, the President appoints his vice-president in advance of his…