Question: Which Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours?

Answer: An acting president of the United States is an individual who legitimately exercises the powers and duties of the president of the United States even though that person does not hold the office in their own right. To date, two vice presidents—George H. W. Bush and Dick Cheney have been acting president while their presidents were undergoing medical procedures. On July 13, 1985, from 11:28 am to 7:22 am EDT, George H. W. Bush was acting president while Ronald Reagan underwent colon cancer surgery. Various press reports say that for most of his tenure as acting president, Bush played tennis. On two occasions, Dick Cheney was acting president while George W. Bush underwent colonoscopies.

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1George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
To date, two vice presidents—George H. W. Bush and Dick Cheney have been acting president while their presidents were undergoing medical procedures. On July 13, 1985, from 11:28 am to 7:22 am EDT, George H. W. Bush was acting president while Ronald Reagan underwent colon cancer surgery. Various press reports say that for most of his tenure as …
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2George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
Vice President Dick Cheney is the only other person to serve as “acting president.” On June 29, 2002, President George W. Bush underwent a colonoscopy, during which Cheney assumed the duties for …
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1960579

3George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A leader of the Republican Party, Bush also served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as Director of Central Intelligence, and as the 43rd vice president.
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4George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
The amendment also established a procedure whereby a vice president may, if the president is unable to discharge the powers and duties of the office, temporarily assume the powers and duties of the office as acting president. Two vice presidents have briefly acted as president under the 25th Amendment: George H. W. Bush on July 13, 1985, and …
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5George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
Vice President George H.W. Bush watching news reports about the assassination attempt on President Reagan while flying back to Washington on Air Force Two on March 30, 1981, to take charge of the …
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6George W. Bush

George H. W. Bush (1924-2018) served as the 41st president of the United States, from 1989-1993. He oversaw the country through the end of the Cold War and the start of the Gulf War. Prior to …
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7George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
Vice presidency Vice President Party Election President 1 April 21, 1789 – … George H. W. Bush: 45 January 20, 1993 …
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8George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
President Reagan transferred his power to Vice President Bush for about eight hours today in a move that White House officials said temporarily made Mr. Bush the ”Acting President.”
https://www.nytimes.com/1985/07/14/us/reagan-transfers-power-to-bush-for-8-hour-period-of-incapacity.html

9George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States and served as vice president under Ronald Reagan. He was also the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd President. • George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989.
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10George H. W. Bush Vice President served as “acting president” for about eight hours
(The recent exception is Dan Quayle, George H.W. Bush’s vice president, who floated a presidential bid in the 2000 election but dropped out before the voting started.) Most vice presidents run …
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Wikipedia Search Results

1.  George H. W. Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president
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2.  Dick Cheney
nominee George W. Bush as his running mate in the 2000 Presidential election. They defeated their Democratic opponents, incumbent Vice President Al Gore…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick Cheney

3.  Vice President of the United States
presidents. President Ronald Reagan did so once, on July 13, 1985, before undergoing surgery – Vice President George H. W. Bush was acting president for…
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