Transcript for America 101: Who Is Next in Line After the President?
It's good to know America has a plan if anything happens prison. Most people know that the vice president is next in line but what happens if something happens to them to. US constitution is like a business when it was first written. It said nothing about what to do if something happened to the president and the vice president at the same time. It's 1791. House of Representatives got so worked up and vigor of the solution. They shut down congress for nine months leaving the question finance. For those nine months had George Washington and his vice presidential. We're going to miss with a nobody running the United States a year later presidential succession act was passed. But these days it looks like this. If you're wondering about the order it's simply the sequence each of the cabinet offices were found. Well forward projection is important business is also need an exit stretch. It's free speech is designated certified. Native survivor is a cabinet level official selected for events when much of the cat is gathered together. The designated survivors hidden away pretty traded take over something happens to everyone else. And in true cloak and dagger fashion. Location of this mystery next president. So that is except from the military aid goes with them whose job is to look after the football a briefcase outfitted with that in Cuba. I think you're surprised mr. wonderful notes on. The presidency is. This us. Business. Yeah.
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