Skip to comments.Could Nancy Pelosi be the next president of the United States?
Posted on 01/15/2019 1:01:38 PM PST by seanmerc
It is unlikely, but now at least possible, that Nancy Pelosi will be the next president of the United States. It will not happen by election in 2020, but by succession to the White House this year. Some of you might recall that after the near assassination of Ronald Reagan, chaos ensued in the White House. Secretary of State Alexander Haig told reporters, Constitutionally, gentlemen, you have the president, the vice president and the secretary of state, in that order. He added, As for now, I am in control here, in the White House, pending the return of the vice president. He was wrong.
Other than the vice president, the Constitution does not specify an order of succession to the Oval Office, which is determined by federal statute. Under the Presidential Succession Act of 1947, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, not the secretary of State, is in line for the presidency after the vice president. Therefore, if both Donald Trump and Mike Pence are either removed from office or resign, then Pelosi becomes president.
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Wasn’t she born before Kalifornia became a state?
So there’s the game plan: remove Trump AND Pence from office so Stretch can waltz right in to become the first Botox-using president in history.
Sounds like a piece of double-assassination fantasy porn to me.
She would have to fight Hillary for it ,LOL
Allan Lichtman is a GNOME....a KNOW NOTHING Twitchy gnome.
Recycled, recurring liberal wet-dream.
“Stop playin’” 6th-grade media.
One queer trick.
nice to see an old bawlmer girl doing good.
i emphasize the old... very much.
the dems believe that reality is a House of Cards episode.
we need to assure them we are still a nation of laws.
No she was born before Maryland became a state. But since she was there when the Constitution was ratified, she is legally allowed to be POTUS
The Box of Rocks for Brains and her Marxist cohorts would have to fight millions of Americans first. Wouldn’t be pretty. CWII redo.
How would the senile old crab have even the slightest hope of surviving the civil war that would ensue?
This is outrageous insinuation. But if I was Trump Id still check underneath the bed every night before he goes to sleep.
If Trump leaves office for any reason, Pence becomes POTUS. He can then pick a VP - so long as BOTH houses of Congress agree. I would assume that the Dems in the House would never agree to a Republican - so we would have a situation where there could conceivably have no VP. It would make Pence a prime target.
Mueller would have to be the most incompetent investigator in history to leave a traitor in the white house this long. And if he is that incompetent, don’t expect any evidence before 2020.
Too bad Peter Sellers isn’t around to play Mueller in the movie.
If my Aunt had Balls, She’d be my Uncle.
F these people.
I believe if the Presidency becomes vacant, the VP becomes President, and then appoints a VP. If the VP becomes vacant, the President appoints a VP to fill remainder of term. Only in the event both Pres and VP are vacant at the same time, would Speaker of House become President...very, highly, unlikely.
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