Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 10 years ago

Who is the last person in line if (god forbid) The President and his successors pass away?

I have never known and I want to know


The occupation and name

7 Answers

  • 10 years ago
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    Director of Homeland Security, the last department formed.

    The Vice President Joseph Biden

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

    President pro tempore of the Senate1 Robert Byrd (not any more)

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

    Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

    Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke

    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan

    Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood

    Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki

    Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

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  • 10 years ago

    Janet Napolitano

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  • Toledo
    Lv 5
    10 years ago

    I've seen such a list, it is quite lengthy. I suppose, the very last in line could be the cleaning lady at the White House. Or in the case of the last man on earth, I'd say whomever that is. But I don't envy him.

    "we all need someone to lean on....."

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    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    A common ordinary citizen

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  • ?
    Lv 5
    10 years ago

    The last man standing.

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  • 10 years ago

    after the pres and vice, the speaker of the house is next. but that won't happen. by that point, america would be chaotic and anarchist.

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  • 10 years ago

    the last in line would be you!!

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