Fred
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Fred asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 1 decade ago

If the president and the vice president of the United States. .?

If the president and the vice president of the United States. Suddenly died. . Who would be next inline to run the country?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    J. Dennis Hastert the Speaker of the House would become President if Bush and Cheney both died at the same time.

    Here is the current order:

    The Vice President Richard Cheney

    Speaker of the House John Dennis Hastert

    President pro tempore of the Senate Ted Stevens

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

    Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson

    Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

    Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne

    Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns

    Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez

    Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson

    Secretary of Transportation Vacant

    Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman

    Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson

    Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff

    If a person on the list does not meet requirements for becoming President that person cannot become President (such as the person must be a citizen since Birth)

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  • Paul P
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives

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  • 1 decade ago

    Speaker of the House

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  • Joy M
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Speaker of the House

    President pro tempore

    Secretary of State

    Secretary of the Treasury

    Secretary of Defense

    Attorney General

    Secretary of the Interior

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  • 1 decade ago

    Speaker of the HOuse

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The speaker of the house is next in line

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Speaker of the House.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Speaker of the House I believe.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Speaker of the house

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  • 1 decade ago

    Dennis Hastert - Speaker of the House

    He is often called: Captain Oreo - needs to find a new diet again.

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