What is a vice president good for?
After 7.5 yrs with Dick Cheney as VP, I kind of forget what is the role of the vice president and his/her responsibilities. What is the vice president job again? From what I've seen from Dick, it seems like he does nothing but just give huge contracts to his oil buddies.
Asked By: dragonboy428 - 9/17/2008
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How exactly does he have the authority to award contracts? Can you please provide a link?
Answered By: hardwoodrods - 9/17/2008
Additional Answers (9)
take over presdient if president cant do there job and help president make decisions
Answered By: Seth B - 9/17/2008
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Answered By: Murray S - 9/17/2008
Presides over the Senate, in case of a tie in the Senate the VP holds the tie breaker vote; and obviously he/she are next inline in case something should happen to the President.
Answered By: Joshua B - 9/17/2008
other than being the President of the Senate, the role of every VP is determined by the President
Answered By: Paladin - 9/17/2008
Al gore made a nice hat rack.
Answered By: can't libs get anything righ - 9/17/2008
The vice president is acctually very important. Incase that the president dies, he/she will become the next president.
Answered By: x chango - 9/17/2008
Cheney was good for shooting his buddy in the face. But in this case Palin is good for bringing crowds towards the McCain camp. Biden is just attacking McCain and just that to support the President. That's what the VP is good for----Some Kind of Support!!
Answered By: Big 8 - 9/17/2008
One of your more famous presidents was asked the same question and he responded "give me an hour and I'll think about an answerer'
Answered By: Steve f - 9/17/2008
The Vice President basically presides as President of the Senate, and controls the Tie-Breaking vote in the even of a tie. The Vice President also becomes Acting President should the President be disabled beyond the condition able to carry out their duty in office. Vice Presidents are also a key player in the... More
Answered By: king_geoian13 - 9/17/2008
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