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A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Wed Sep 21 01:37:00 BST 2011


On Sep 20, 2011, at 10:03 AM, Peter Granzeau wrote:
> At 06:14 AM 9/20/2011, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
>> On Sep 19, 2011, at 12:00 PM, Harimad wrote:
>>> One of the proposed titles for US Vice President (at the Constitutional Convention of 1787) was His Superfluousness.
>> 
>> He's the heir--where's the spare? (I know, look at the succession list!)
> 
> Actually, unless both a Pres. and a VP die at nearly the same time, the succession list doesn't come into play.  If a VP succeeds to the Presidency, he nominates a new VP and Congress ratifies the nomination.  The Speaker of the House is first on the list, until a new VP is ratified.


Ack! My poor memory shows me up.

A. Marina Fournier
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