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A president can be removed from office if he is grossly under-performing or if he commits a very serious offense such as murder. An under-performing president can face a vote of no confidence.

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"The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. " ( quote from the Constitution.)

The process is for the House of Representatives to pass a bill of impeachment specifying the charges against the president. The Senate then acts the jury for a trial based on the charges.

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The President may be 'impeached' for "high crimes and misdemeanors." The House of Representatives must vote for impeachment, and the US Senate then conducts a trial to determine the outcome.

Two Presidents (Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson) have been impeached by the House of Representatives, and in both cases the Senate acquitted, so neither were removed from office. In the case of Bill Clinton, the charges were for,perjury,obstruction of justice, and abuse of power which arose from the Monica Lewinsky scandal and the Paula Jones lawsuit.

Richard Nixon resigned under the threat of an impending impeachment, but he the House did not vote on impeachment since he resigned first.

The 25th Amendment allows for a majority of the Cabinet and Vice President to declare the President incapable of fulfilling the duties of the office by notifying both houses of Congress. The Vice President becomes the acting President.

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The U.S. House of Representatives has the power to impeach any federal official, including the President, for bribery, treason, high crimes and misdemeanors. That person is then put on trial by the U.S. Senate. At the end of the trial, if at least two thirds of the Senators vote "guilty", the defendant is removed from office.

Also, according to the 25th Amendment, if the Vice President and a majority of the President's Cabinet declare the President to be unable to discharge the powers and duties of the presidency, the President denies it, the Vice President and the Cabinet repeat their declaration, and at least two thirds of each House of Congress agrees, the President is removed from office.

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Violating his oath of office (defending the Constitution of the United States)

Health, personal, or professional reasons that make the president unable to do the job (known as presidential incapacitation)

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"...Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors" -US Constitution, Article II, Section IV

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How can a president be lawfully removed?

If he is found to not be fit to stay in office, the cabinet can vote to have him removed. Then the vice president will become president. If the president can state in writing that he is fit to continue in office than he may continue. The cabinet then has 48 hours to present a case against the president, to have him removed. The reason that this is in the constitution is for medical reasons. This may not be entirely right, but that is how I understand it. Another way in my opinion would be if the president were to break his oath of office. (Which our president has done several times)


What are three reasons that a vice president have go on to become a president?

1. The president passes away. 2. The president is convicted of abuse of power and is removed from office or he/she is removed because he/she had done a high crime, like theft. 3. The president is impeached by 2/3 vote in Congress.


Who asuumes the powers of president if a president dies or is removed from office?

the vice president


Who by law determine the removal of either the president of vice president during their term in office?

The constitution states the terms of office and how a president or Vice President can be removed from office.


What reasons can a person be removed from office?

High crimes and misdemeanors.


Why was president Jackson not removed from office?

He wasn't convicted.


The President may be removed from office if what occurs?

Impeachment


When was Johnson's impeachment?

President of what country? In America president Johnson was not removed from office


Who takes office when a us president is impeached?

Nobody. A president continues to serve in office when he is impeached. If he is convicted and removed from office, the vice-president becomes president, same as if the president were to die.


Can the president fire the secretary of the state?

Any position appointed by the Office of President/ By the President and with the support and consent of the Senate can be removed from office.


How and why a President or Vice President would be removed from office?

Terrorism or abuse of power or crime


What happens if the president dies resignsor is removed from office?

Vice President takes over