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Encyclopedia > Acting President

An Acting president is a person who temporarily fills the role of an organization's president, either when the real president is unavailable (for example ill or on vacation) or when the post is vacant (for example because of death, injury, resignation, or dismissal). President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ...


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Acting President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3726 words)
Acting President of the United States is a temporary office in the government of the United States, established under the auspices of the Constitution of the United States, particularly its 25th Amendment (ratified in 1967).
Tyler made it clear that he was the President rather than the Vice President acting as such, and that precedent prevailed until ratification of the 25th amendment in 1967.
Rather than to transfer Presidential authority to Vice President Thomas Riley Marshall, Wilson's condition was hidden (to the extent that he was physically isolated) from the Vice President, the Cabinet, Congress and the public for most of the remainder of his second term.
Guardian | Meet the acting president (1286 words)
As in The West Wing, the president remains slightly remote from the narrative, though Bridges manages superbly to convey a richly complicated Clintonesque character who is sexy, charming and folksy yet ruthless and pragmatic.
Imaginary presidents, on the other hand, are now so thick on the ground that they are the subject of academic books and conferences, including one that Peter Rollins is helping to organise just after the real election.
There are those that depict the president as a man of action, such as Independence Day, in which the president destroys an alien invasion, and Air Force One, where Harrison Ford performs spectacular heroics to recapture his plane from a group of terrorist hijackers led by Gary Oldman (again).
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