Presidential Line of Succession
The United States presidential line of succession defines who may become or act as President of the United States upon the incapacity, death, resignation, or removal from office of a sitting president or a president-elect.
Speaker of the House
President pro tempore of the Senate
Secretary of State
The United States presidential line of succession defines who may become or act
as President of the United States upon the incapacity, death, resignation, ...
A discussion of the Constitutional Topic of Presidential Line of Succession.
According to the Presidential Succession Act of 1792, the Senate president pro
tempore <sup>1</sup> was next in line after the vice president to succeed to the presidency, ...
In fact, between the years 1841 to 1975, more than one-third of all U.S. presidents have either died in office, quit, or become disabled. But, if the president is unable to communicate, the vice president and a majority of the president’s Cabinet , or "...other body as... More »
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Aug 27, 2013 ... (CNN) Here is some background information about the line of succession for the
president and vice president of the United States. Presidential ...
Nov 7, 2011 ... The Succession Act of 1947 (373KB), as amended, and the two ... to incorporate
the Secretary of Homeland Security as 18th in the line, ...
Sep 17, 2008 ... Well, there's this nifty little thing called the line of presidential succession, which
lays out who steps up to become, or act as, President upon the ...
If, by reason of death, resignation, removal from office, inability, or failure to
qualify, there is neither a President nor Vice President to discharge the powers