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How To Dump The Veep

May 2024
1min read

Bernard Weisberger says of the Vice Presidency: “If the job is so important, why shouldn’t it require at least the two-thirds vote that a nominee for the cabinet or an ambassadorship needs from the Senate?” In fact there is no such constitutional requirement for a two-thirds vote by the Senate to confirm any presidential nomination.

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