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If Trump leaves office, how long before Rick Perry is President?
If President Donald Trump were to die or leave office before his term is up, it could take a while (or a lot of catastrophic events) before Energy Secretary Rick Perry would be in charge.
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Here’s the presidential order of succession — just in case
For no specific reason, here’s a reminder of the order of succession if President Trump left office.
29908 points by Daily News | United States presidential line of succession President pro tempore of the United States Senate Gerald Ford United States Cabinet United States Senate John F. Kennedy Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover
Your complete guide to Trump's Cabinet confirmation schedule
Prepare for a busy couple of weeks.
2877 points by The Washington Post | Gerald Ford United States presidential line of succession Sonny Perdue Committees of the United States Senate United States Senate Committee on Finance Max Baucus United States Cabinet Dirksen Senate Office Building
Public university students react to Betsy DeVos' confirmation as Secretary of Education
Many students are not psyched.       
594 points by USA Today | United States Cabinet High school President of the United States Education Vice President of the United States School Education in the United States United States presidential line of succession
Nancy Pelosi calls Steve Bannon a white supremacist
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump's chief strategist a white supremacist Thursday, saying he has no business serving on the National Security Council. At her weekly press conference, Pelosi didn't mention Steve Bannon by name. But she was clearly referring to the...
295 points by Chicago Tribune | United States National Security Council United States President of the United States Thomas Jefferson George W. Bush United States presidential line of succession Central Intelligence Agency United States Department of Defense
Trump administration taking shape; Romney, Giuliani, Palin possible picks for key roles
Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- So far, President-elect Trump has made appointments to six major administration positions, but there are many left to fill -- including several key slots.
56 points by UPI | Republican Party George W. Bush United States presidential line of succession United States Senate Gerald Ford Democratic Party United States House of Representatives President of the United States
"Who knows if Trump is even aware that he has a Secretary of Transportation?"
But this is Washington, where even statues in the park are said to gossip, so the rumor mill is churning away.
108 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush United States Department of Transportation Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton United States Cabinet United States presidential line of succession Transportation Security Administration Barack Obama
The 40 toughest government management jobs
To help President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration get ready, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) released a new edition of The Prune Book during an evening panel discussion.
56 points by The Washington Post | United States Cabinet United States presidential line of succession Gerald Ford United States Executive Cabinet Joe Biden Lists of government ministers Vice President of the United States United States Department of Homeland Security
Kiefer is presidential material in new ABC drama
When the world ends, Kiefer Sutherland will be there to save us. As Jack Bauer on “24,” he fought off terrorist groups with laser-like intensity, an anti-hero for the paranoid. Now the fun really starts — when he’s promoted to US president in “Designated Survivor,” premiering Wednesday on ABC. Sutherland’s Tom Kirkman is not a...
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