Who becomes President if both the President and the Vice President die?

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    It's called line of succession to the president. After the VP it would be the Speaker of the House. Here is a current list as of 2011:

    President of the United States Barack Obama (D)

    Vice President of the United States Joe Biden (D)

    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R)

    President pro tempore of the Senate Daniel Inouye (D)

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)

    Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner (I)[3]

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (D)

    Attorney General Eric Holder (D)

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar (D)

    Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (D)

    Secretary of Commerce Vacant

    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis (D)

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius (D)

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan (D)

    Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R)

    Secretary of Energy Steven Chu (D)

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (D)

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki*

    Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano (D)

    Source(s): Wikipedia: Line of Succession
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  • rose
    Lv 4
    9 years ago

    The speaker of the house, John Boehner.

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  • 9 years ago

    *****. Don't care how he chooses to pronounce it. Can't believe that yahoo blocked my spelling of his name. How would you pronounce Boehner?

    Source(s): An amendment to the constitution. Not sure which.
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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Speaker of the House.

    But no such luck.

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  • 9 years ago

    the secretary of state

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  • 9 years ago

    i believe it would be the speaker of the house

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Your mom

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