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...t to aid the administration in finding the best fit for the new vice president. 2 days later, on October 12, 1973, the speaker of the house Carl Albert nominated Ford for the Vice Presidency. “Nixon looked to his senior congress for advice on the nominee but the decision had already been decided, it was Ford or bust.” Speaker of the House Carl Albert in the New York Times reported to the New York Times in November that the Senate voted Ford into office with the majority vote of 92 to 3 in favor of Ford. Followed by the December 6, vote by the House of Representatives in favor of Ford, 387 to 35. Ford took the Vice Presidential oath the same day. He was vice president from president, Ford was like a breath of fresh air to the public. He wanted to share any information he could on political subjects and how the county was moving forward with foreign affairs.
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