The Guy Who Was (Maybe) President for One Day

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  • Half as Interesting
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  • Dennis The Almighty Menace

    Dennis The Almighty Menace

    16 ditë më parë

    Never double standards in American politics? Has this dude ever heard of the conservative party?🙄 They're double standards made me leave the Republican party!

  • A Man Online

    A Man Online

    25 ditë më parë

    How about a bricks video

  • GyroTwist


    2 muaj më parë


  • Tanner Traill

    Tanner Traill

    6 muaj më parë

    The army that accidentally shot itself

  • Conor Peacock

    Conor Peacock

    9 muaj më parë

    How do you feel about ads for the epoch times on your channel?

  • bautista mercader
    bautista mercaderDitë më parë

    Just read argentinian history and no will realise this is a joke

  • Willrocks650
    Willrocks6503 ditë më parë

    Might happen with Pence

  • A
    A4 ditë më parë

    Who was next in line after the president pro tempore?

  • A
    A4 ditë më parë

    *de rigeur, not de facto (they're antonyms)

  • MyCatFooed
    MyCatFooed5 ditë më parë

    Dude!!! I've probably viewed like 70 of your videos so far & The Three headed Uncle Sam is the *funniest thing ever!!!* Nice!!

  • Oussama JLIL
    Oussama JLIL7 ditë më parë

    Weird but Atchison reminds of Severus Snape from Harry Potter !

  • 64imma
    64imma7 ditë më parë

    Perhaps within the next week this topic will be applicable to Mike Pence.

  • Marten Kats
    Marten Kats8 ditë më parë

    Surely even if Atchinson was technically in charge that day, he'd only have been acting president and not a real president? Just like when George W Bush invoked the 25th Amendment before undergoing surgering temporarily handing over the precidency to Cheney, Cheney never officially became president but just carried out the duties of the office until George W. Bush returned. Or for that matter if Mike Pence would have invoked the 25th after last week's riots like some asked him to, he'd have only been acting president until the swearing in of Joe Biden (he could become president if the full, permanent, removal of Trump would happen by the cabinet & congress but there was simply not the time to go through all the procedures).

  • Yiliang Liang

    Yiliang Liang

    8 ditë më parë

    The term "acting President" only applies when the title of President is still on another person. When Cheney became acting President, Bush was still the President, albeit stripped of presidential power, until Cheney gave it back.

  • Adam The Guest
    Adam The Guest9 ditë më parë

    The way he said Pitsburgh

  • alexander schlatter
    alexander schlatter10 ditë më parë

    Mike pence might become president for one day too

  • clothmanz
    clothmanz11 ditë më parë

    Mike Pence about to be like like this too

  • radioactive hobo
    radioactive hobo11 ditë më parë

    Actually I have heard of David Rice Atchison as I live in a town named after him called Atchison also I am a distant relative of Zachary Taylor

  • Nova 29
    Nova 2911 ditë më parë

    Pence: 🤐

  • WhereIsSandwich
    WhereIsSandwich12 ditë më parë

    Has anyone seen my sandwich?

  • Peter Candell
    Peter Candell12 ditë më parë

    Well this video may be extremely helpful soon.

  • derpyjibs
    derpyjibs15 ditë më parë

    900th comment

  • Vortex
    Vortex16 ditë më parë


  • ReYo
    ReYo18 ditë më parë

    If he CAN be recognized, then wouldn't this make him also the YOUNGEST president in US history? According to his gravestone he would have been 41 years old at the time of his "presidency", younger than JFK.

  • Connecticut Ball
    Connecticut Ball19 ditë më parë

    If Atchison didn’t take the oath, then how could he be president? The rule can’t apply to one guy and not apply to the other.

  • flause verified
    flause verified22 ditë më parë

    Joe biden:new world record

  • Argus
    Argus22 ditë më parë

    Old Zack Taylor won’t work on a sunday...

  • Gacha Mario
    Gacha Mario23 ditë më parë

    My birthday is on March 5th

  • Garrison Martin
    Garrison Martin26 ditë më parë

    William Henry Harrison?

  • Algeria Aviator
    Algeria AviatorMuaj më parë

    Is the thumbnail a future Biden reference?



    Muaj më parë

    Lol you right

  • Samyak Jain
    Samyak JainMuaj më parë


  • Kolbjornelenano
    KolbjornelenanoMuaj më parë

    Mexico had a guy who was legally president... for 45 minutes

  • Kolbjornelenano


    28 ditë më parë

    @Jack Talia Steinberg Pedro Lascuráin Paredes

  • Jack Talia Steinberg

    Jack Talia Steinberg

    28 ditë më parë

    What was his name

  • Judah Mwania
    Judah MwaniaMuaj më parë

    Me clicking this thinking it’s about Joe Biden before Kamala becomes president

  • jyuy d
    jyuy dMuaj më parë

    The well-groomed chocolate superficially groan because balance jekely guess from a utter trombone. internal, aback school

  • timfortune9
    timfortune9Muaj më parë

    When he was asked about his "term" years later, he said he was proud to say his administration suffered no major scandals.

  • Nunya Biznas
    Nunya BiznasMuaj më parë

    0:22 "If you were a good student, you may remember there faces from your high school history class, If you were a bad student, you may remember their faces from the money you used to buy exam keys." *bold of you to assume I was a student*

  • Shuhrat Urinov
    Shuhrat UrinovMuaj më parë

    0:22 Bold of you to assume I were a student at all Edit: The mistake was made delibarately

  • Agam Forever
    Agam ForeverMuaj më parë

    Joe Biden be like:

  • John Brown
    John BrownMuaj më parë

    Atchinson would later be appointed as a General in the Missouri State Guard and would lead troops against Union forces during the Civil War which must have been real awkward for Lincoln having a former President take up arms in rebellion

  • Supergamer 12341
    Supergamer 12341Muaj më parë

    The president’s term ends when the next Presidential Oath takes place, not on a specific date. Polks term hadn’t ended until Taylor took the oath.

  • Keith _
    Keith _Muaj më parë

    I guess it comes down to, (at least in my mind,) did he go into work and do POTUS stuff, or did he stay home and/or go to Church and spend the day outside the office. Functional execution is where that wave function collapses and equals do or do not. The box is the office, and the cat was there or it was not. Now if he was dead in the chair in the office, well, paradoxial exposition here......

  • Keith _
    Keith _Muaj më parë

    4:54 Is that a purple pen? Is that Enzo Ferrari writing?

  • Zack F
    Zack FMuaj më parë

    Joe Biden?

  • Jared Tetreault
    Jared TetreaultMuaj më parë

    And to ruin the one-day President for everywhere, Aitchison fought for the Confederacy

  • Elias Granqvist
    Elias GranqvistMuaj më parë

    The succession act you quote, says the Senate president pro tempore would *act* as president, not that he would become president. An acting president is not a president.

  • Carlo Villavicencio
    Carlo VillavicencioMuaj më parë

    Who else here just clicked the video because you remembered Gravity Falls

  • MarkAfterDark
    MarkAfterDarkMuaj më parë

    I thought this was a video about the future when Pence takes over for a day to pardon the tRump family

  • ewlchen
    ewlchen2 muaj më parë

    You forgot the orange president

  • Hosermandeus L
    Hosermandeus L2 muaj më parë

    Hmmm... A precedent for our NEW president?

  • Wild Wolf
    Wild Wolf2 muaj më parë

    The 3 legged Uncle Sam that guards the Oval Office 😂😂

  • Roger Szmodis
    Roger Szmodis2 muaj më parë

    I was a good student but I remember their faces from the money I used to buy drugs on the trip to New York my history class took. I’m Canadian so I don’t usually have us bills.

  • CProw09


    2 muaj më parë

    Don’t do drugs kids

  • Trey Smith
    Trey Smith2 muaj më parë

    Just not having a president sounds pretty appealing right now

  • Frederick Nichols
    Frederick Nichols2 muaj më parë

    I'm Jewish the sabbath is Saturday

  • Ajay the Virginia Opossum
    Ajay the Virginia Opossum2 muaj më parë

    "never double standards" lmao

  • Ads Does Gatchas / Among us
    Ads Does Gatchas / Among us2 muaj më parë

    I knew who he was

  • Fandabidozi
    Fandabidozi2 muaj më parë


  • CreeperDuDE 89
    CreeperDuDE 892 muaj më parë

    "Fat presidents, *really* fat presidents"

  • Ch Cl
    Ch Cl2 muaj më parë

    With regards to neither the president or vice resigning thats false... they had in fact resigned as of midday on the 4th...

  • Joel H
    Joel H2 muaj më parë

    Jeez, his grave saying that feels like a back handed compliment. "The most interesting fact about this man's life is that he maybe sort of might have been President for one day but did nothing else of consequence"

  • Gilson Siqueira
    Gilson Siqueira2 muaj më parë

    The president was Isaac Newton

  • brainfuck
    brainfuck2 muaj më parë

    Everything is possible if donald trump was possible

  • Creative 8D
    Creative 8D2 muaj më parë

    Then I’ll make America a monarchy, and re-establish the Soviet Union, but re-name it as the Soviet onion.

  • Lord Heg
    Lord Heg2 muaj më parë

    I have never heard my birthday mentioned so many times in one video, March 4

  • Carlos W Camargo
    Carlos W Camargo2 muaj më parë

    Mexico had a President that lasted 45 minutes called Pedro Lascuráin. He was the next in the succession during a coup d'etat in 1913. He appointed the General in charge of the coup as his successor and resigned.

  • Melissa Kalauli
    Melissa Kalauli2 muaj më parë

    The shade HAI is throwing

  • jamcdonald120
    jamcdonald1202 muaj më parë

    1:55 we need to know who had the nuclear codes at this time!

  • jamcdonald120


    2 muaj më parë

    @Keith Guy Who apparently is new to humor

  • Keith Guy

    Keith Guy

    2 muaj më parë

    @jamcdonald120 I’m American

  • jamcdonald120


    2 muaj më parë

    @Keith Guy [Confused American Noises]

  • Keith Guy

    Keith Guy

    2 muaj më parë

    They didn’t have nukes back then

  • Austin Mynatt
    Austin Mynatt2 muaj më parë

    As someone who is from Plattsburg, MO, this fool is WORSHIPPED here for better or for worse, he was a slave owner. Everyone in the town knows about him and if you go up to anyone and say he wasn't actually president for a day you will get argued with.

  • WM Productions
    WM Productions2 muaj më parë

    Umm....isn't the speaker of the house next in line, not the senate president? Or was that not yet established? But wasn't it established in 1792? I'm confused...

  • Maximilian Schrader
    Maximilian Schrader2 muaj më parë

    He’s my great great great uncle he sucks

  • The Incredible Hulk
    The Incredible Hulk2 muaj më parë

    hey bros hpw r u lok

  • Karl Orrebrand
    Karl Orrebrand2 muaj më parë

    He was likely acting president. Even John Boehner was acting president for about 40 minutes at one point. Barack Obama and Joe Biden were both airborne in international airspace for that period of time.

  • Catalin Costache
    Catalin Costache3 muaj më parë

    Easy, in Romania we have Mircea Geoană

  • Fortune
    Fortune3 muaj më parë

    I am president wt

  • Irosour
    Irosour3 muaj më parë

    Yay I’m president for a day! Let’s mess shit up and blame it on whoever the president is tomorrow?

  • Nate Alderson
    Nate Alderson3 muaj më parë

    Nahh taylor looks more like an old epstein than bernie

  • Lethabo Leso
    Lethabo Leso3 muaj më parë

    "One you know about American politics is that the is no double standards" where TF do you live, under a rock. 😂😂

  • Steven Edwards
    Steven Edwards3 muaj më parë

    It was actually an interregnum.

  • Byron MacGreggor
    Byron MacGreggor3 muaj më parë

    Probably one of the most successful presidents in American history. He accomplished everything he set out to do.

  • Bahja M
    Bahja M3 muaj më parë

    Oh so this is like the Danzo of the U.S

  • joseph-mario pelerin
    joseph-mario pelerin4 muaj më parë

    ya, okay... who gives a fck... i mean really... thanks for your video,

  • Thomas farquhar

    Thomas farquhar

    3 muaj më parë

    This is _half as interesting_ he's known for this

  • Samuel McRaven
    Samuel McRaven4 muaj më parë

    apparently i share a birthday with david rice atchison this is a very important fact that i am sure will dramatically change world history

  • Dakota Rosson
    Dakota Rosson4 muaj më parë

    I literally live in this guy’s hometown 😂

  • Ean Elijah De Guzman
    Ean Elijah De Guzman4 muaj më parë

    “The day the president became a slacker”

  • Yoyoman_ Blue6
    Yoyoman_ Blue64 muaj më parë

    Shabbath? Wait he was Jewish?

  • Nicholas Bundy
    Nicholas Bundy4 muaj më parë

    The office leaves you, you don't leave the office.

  • Spike Gorman
    Spike Gorman5 muaj më parë

    I love how the whole video he’s low-key roasting (Not My President) Trump. Also, may I add, if this guy was president for a day, then Trump needs to stop bragging about being the 45th president and how that’s such a big deal because one, it’s not a big deal, and two, Obama was the 45th president.

  • Z Shieh
    Z Shieh5 muaj më parë

    Definitely, definitely, no double standards.

  • DoubleBaconChaseBurger
    DoubleBaconChaseBurger5 muaj më parë

    Well in that case, he's not the 12th President, he's the 11.5th!

  • Yamaguchi
    Yamaguchi5 muaj më parë

    When you’re the manager at work at a pizza place and everyone hates you so they kick you off

  • just some guy who desperately wants a mustache
    just some guy who desperately wants a mustache5 muaj më parë

    naruto fans: *laughs in danzo*

  • Llywellyn O'Brien
    Llywellyn O'Brien5 muaj më parë

    Bruz, the Sabbath is Saturday.

  • LadyZeldaia


    3 muaj më parë

    Bruh there are many diffrent religions

  • a j
    a j5 muaj më parë

    Where's Dipper and Mabel

  • Kevin Hall
    Kevin Hall5 muaj më parë

    quantum praeses

  • Spruce Goose
    Spruce Goose5 muaj më parë

    🎵🎶🎵We could be heroes!🎶🎵🎶

  • Kari
    Kari5 muaj më parë

    Remember that stop motion animation Christmas movie, The Year Without Santa Claus? Well that song could be slightly altered for this situation. The Day Without a President. 😁 You likey?

  • Owen Willard
    Owen Willard5 muaj më parë

    0:50 i live in dc and can say that it is defensively not “notoriously temperate” in january. last year it differ snow once and i don’t particularly remember it getting below 25 degrees

  • Noah K
    Noah K5 muaj më parë

    It actually (I think, correct me if I’m wrong) would have been Robert Charles Winthrop who was speaker of the house at the time and right below the president and Vice President in the line of succession.

  • The left upright at soldier field
    The left upright at soldier field5 muaj më parë

    What about Sir Lord Quentin Trembley III Esq.?

  • Butter Cat
    Butter Cat5 muaj më parë

    I read "POTUS" as "POOTIS"

  • Rezoan Mahmud
    Rezoan Mahmud5 muaj më parë


  • sagar Wankhade
    sagar Wankhade5 muaj më parë


  • Yair Ratner
    Yair Ratner5 muaj më parë

    1:26 If it was a Sunday, then it wasn't a Sabbath. Sabbath is Saturday

  • lexus14blacklist
    lexus14blacklist5 muaj më parë

    My hometown is named after him.

  • TheGr8stManEvr
    TheGr8stManEvr5 muaj më parë

    This happened in 2009 when Chief Justice Roberts messed up the Oath of Office words during Obama's swearing in. The President decided to redo the oath the next day, just to be safe.

  • Jaime Leogárdo
    Jaime Leogárdo5 muaj më parë

    Hm...isn't replacing the president when needed literally in the job description of the VP (or whoever), so they technically don't need to be sworn in again to fill the job they had already sworn to do 4 (or often less) years prior. There is de facto succession, when the president becomes indisposed., kinda like "The king is dead; long live the king' wherein the heir apparent doesn't need to wait for coronation to actually become the new king (or queen). Countries are (and were) never without leaders.

  • LadyZeldaia


    3 muaj më parë

    @Jaime Leogárdo no??? Coronation is key, you dont remember the holy roman empire? Or the 3 side war over england? All had claims and the coronation decided who ruled, not inheritance And as of modern time it is still the same be it a constitution or not, a crown prince is not a king until the ceremony, he can act as one, but he do not hols the title

  • Jaime Leogárdo

    Jaime Leogárdo

    3 muaj më parë

    @LadyZeldaia I'm guessing that's a more modern formality of "constitutional monarchies". A true monarchy is never without a king/queen - the very second that the current monarch dies or abdicates, the next in line immediately takes on the role (whether they know or want it, or not). Coronation or other similar ceremonies are merely formal presentations of the new monarch to the public, who don't really have a say on who the king/queen should be.

  • LadyZeldaia


    3 muaj më parë

    As someone who comes from a monarchy, the new king or queen need to be sworn in, they dont automatically become it

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