The Role Of The Vice President

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To what extent have Cheney and Biden transformed the role of the Vice President? (45) The Vice President in much of American history has been seen as a much more minor role than in the last 12 years especially. During the last twelve years it has been Cheney (8years) and Biden ( far) that have occupied this role, so how much has changed under these two people? And what powers does a Vice President possess? There are 4 powers that the Vice President has according to the traditional constitution and one subsequent amendment has meant that there are now 5 powers. These are as follows; Counting and announcing the result of the Electoral College votes after a presidential election. This role is almost irrelevant for the vice president
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