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Presidential Succession. Presidential Succession. Scheme by which a presidential vacancy is filled 25 th Amendment Order is: 1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House 3. President Pro Tempore Followed by the 15 cabinet members in the order in which the offices were created. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Presidential Succession

Presidential Succession

Presidential SuccessionScheme by which a presidential vacancy is filled

25th Amendment

Order is: 1. Vice President2. Speaker of the House3. President Pro TemporeFollowed by the 15 cabinet members in the order in which the offices were createdVice PresidentPresides over the Senate

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Joe BidenSpeaker of the HouseLeader of the House of Representatives

#15 N

John BoehnerPresident Pro TemporePresides over the Senate in the absence of the Vice President

#16 B

Patrick Leahy4. Secretary of StateDeals with foreign affairs

Negotiates with foreign representatives

Advises the President on foreign affairs

#1MJohn Kerry

5. Secretary of the TreasuryPrincipal economic advisor to the President

Helps create domestic and international economic policies

#2CJack Lew

6. Secretary of DefensePrincipal defense policy advisor to the President

Responsible for forming defense policies

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Chuck Hagle

7. Attorney GeneralHead of the United States Justice Department

Chief lawyer for the U.S. Government

#17 KEric H. Holder Jr.

8. Secretary of the InteriorResponsible for policies involving federally owned land

Wildlife refuges, National Parks

#18 LSally Jewell

9. Secretary of AgricultureResponsible for policies involving food and agriculture.

Helps farmers

#4 J

Thomas Vilsack

10. Secretary of CommerceConcerned with business and industry

Develop foreign and domestic commerce

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Penny Pritzker

11. Secretary of LaborEnforces and suggests laws involving unions, the workplace, and any form of business to person relations

#6 PThomas Perez

12. Secretary of Health and Human ServicesProtects the health of all Americans

Improve the health, safety, and well-being of Americans

#7 IKathleen Sebelius

13. Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentUrban housing matters

develop and execute policy on housing and cities

#8 QShaun L.S. Donovan

14. Secretary of TransportationDevelops plan for a fast, safe, and efficient transportation system

#9 R

Anthony Foxx

15. Secretary of EnergyCreates policies involving energy production and regulation

#10 GErnest Moniz

16. Secretary of EducationFormulates federal funding programs involving education

Enforces federal educational laws

#11 E Arne Duncan

17. Secretary of Veterans AffairsDeals with policies involving veterans benefits

#12 FEric Shinseki

18. Secretary of Homeland SecurityCreates policies to help protect America and its citizens

#13 H

Jeh Johnson