Who would take charge of the US if both Obama and Biden were killed?

It was brought up in class today. Anyone know?

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  • Pat
    Lv 6
    7 years ago
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    Speaker of the house is third in line for the presidency.

    # Office Current officer

    1 Vice President of the United States Joe Biden (D)

    2 Speaker of the House John Boehner (R)

    3 President pro tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy (D)

    4 Secretary of State John Kerry (D)

    5 Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew (D)

    6 Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (R)

    7 Attorney General Eric Holder (D)

    8 Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar (D)

    9 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (D)

    -- Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank (D)[3]

    -- Acting Secretary of Labor Seth Harris (D)[3]

    10 Secretary of Health and Human Service Kathleen Sebelius (D)

    11 Secretary of Housing and Urban Shaun Donovan (D)

    12 Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R)

    13 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu (D)

    14 Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (D)

    15 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (I)

    16 Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano (D)

  • John
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    The Speaker or the of the House which is at this time John Boehner.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Speaker of the house

  • LAN
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    John Boehner is 3rd in line to succeed to the Presidency.

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  • 7 years ago

    the speaker of the house

  • Mr E
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    it's supposed to be the speaker, but i wouldn't count on it.

  • 7 years ago

    Secretary of State

  • 7 years ago

    Security of state I forget his name

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