Next in line is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. However, in actual practice if some scandal made both president and Veep want to resign, the Veep would resign first and a new veep would be appointed. Then the president would quit and the new Veep would become president. The only likely way the House Speaker would become president would be for the President and vice-president to both die suddenly at the same time or nearly the same time.
If both the president and vice president die, the Speaker of the House of Representatives becomes the President of the United States. The new president nominates someone to become the new vice president, and he or she will assume the office of vice president after both houses of Congress confirm the nomination by a majority vote.
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In the US, the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
the speaker of the house.
none The only U.S. President who resigned was Richard Nixon, on August 9, 1974. His first Vice President, Spiro Agnew, resigned ten months earlier, on October 10, 1973.
John C. Calhoun.
It did happen several times, and what happened was, the office of Vice President remained vacant until the subsequent election. In terms of Presidential succession, the next person in line (Speaker of the House) would have "moved up" had the President died or resigned, but that never happened.
Spiro Agnew was Richard Nixon's Vice President. When Agnew resigned, Gerald Ford became VP.
Gerald Ford. He was appointed Vice president by President Richard Nixon when the elected Vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned. Then Ford became President by succeeding to the office when President Nixon resigned from office.
Upon the incapacity, death, resignation, or removal from office of the President of the United States, the Vice-President takes over to finish out the Presidential term in office. The Speaker of the House is the next in line after the Vice-President. After the Speaker of the House the President pro tempore of the Senate is next in line.
Gerald Ford became Nixon's Vice President after Agnew resigned. Thus when Nixon resigned, Ford was next in line and became President.
After Vice President Agnew resigned, he was replaced by Vice President (former Speaker of the House) Gerald Ford, who then became president after Richard Nixon resigned.
Joe Biden, the Vice President
Gerald R. Ford is the one. He was appointed vice-president when the elected vice-president Spiro Agnew resigned and became president when President Richard Nixon resigned.
No, Richard Nixon was not reelected after he resigned. Nixon resigned from the presidency in August 1974, following the Watergate scandal. He was succeeded by Vice President Gerald Ford, who served as president until the next election in 1976.
Gerald Ford was the only vice-president not elected. He was appointed VP when when the elected VP Agnew resigned resigned.
Gerald Ford was the only president of the United States who was not elected president or vice president. He took over as vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned and served as vice president under Richard Nixon. When Nixon later resigned, he became the president.
Congress would have to pick a new vice president as they did when Nixon resigned and Gerald Ford took over as president. Nelson Rockefeller was picked to be vice president.
Gerald Ford became president because he was vice-president when President Richard Nixon resigned that office. Interestingly, he was not elected vice-president but was appointed to this position after Spiro Agnew resigned.
That would be Gerald Ford. He became VP under Nixon after Spiro Agnew resigned, and then ascended to President after Nixon resigned.
Gerald Ford was never elected President nor vice-president. He was appointed vice-president when Spiro Agnew resigned and became President when Richard Nixon resigned. He did run for President in 1976 but lost to Jimmy Carter.