Can Bill Clinton Serve as Vice President?
I am wondering if by chance Hilary makes the democratic ticket. Could she ask her husband ex-pres. Bill Clinton to be her running mate? I see two problems, one him being an ex-pres. and two their married.
According to the 22nd Amendment, once you have served two full terms, you are constitutionally ineligible to be president, and the vice-president must be eligible. So the answer is, no, Bill can't be VP. He can serve in the cabinet, but they are in the line of succession too, and if the office fell to him, he would have to pass it on to the next person in line. The Constitution does not prevent husbands and wives from serving on the ticket, but the American people probably would not go for it. But the spouse does act as co-president anyway. Still, I know of few people who vote for someone based on their spouse's role.