Acting President of the United States facts for kids

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The Acting President of the United States is a person who temporary acts as President, when President cannot carry out his duties, but remained in office. This position was started under the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

The acting President has all Presidential power and duties during the time of his or her term.

To date there have been two acting Presidents. Both were Vice Presidents:

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