Vice-president of the United States

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The Vice-president of the United States becomes president upon the death, resignation, or removal of the president, should he or she accept the position. He or she is also the president of the Senate. In general, however, the U.S. Constitution does not grant executive powers to the vice-president. The vice-president normally performs duties assigned by the president and acts as his agent and advisor. The Vice-president also serves as the Chairman of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
 
 

Requirements to be Vice-President

 
The vice-president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States. The vice-president must also be at least 35 years old and a resident of the United States for 14 years.
 

Salary

 
The vice-president of the United States earns $221,000 per year.
 

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