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NATIONAL VEEP DAY – August 9

NATIONAL VEEP DAY

National Veep Day is designated to give recognition to the succession plan of the President of the United Sates.

In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may by Law provide for the Case of Removal, Death, Resignation or Inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such Officer shall act accordingly, until the Disability be removed, or a President shall be elected.

ARTICLE II, SECTION 1, CLAUSE 6

CELEBRATE

Use #NationalVeepDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

On August 9, 1974, Vice President Gerald Ford became President of the United States upon the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

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