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Q82. “To whom is the president required to tender
his resignation? I think it is the Chief Justice but can’t find out for

A. This is not part of the Constitution, but of the U.S. Code (3 USC 20). The resignation is only valid in writing,
signed by the resigner, when delivered to the Secretary of State. This rule
applies to the President and the Vice President.

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