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America's chain of command rules need updating to uphold democracy John Howell

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The Presidential Succession Act makes it so if a President dies, the Vice President becomes President and if they die, then the Speaker of the House becomes President and so on. Depending on which party has majority that Speaker could have the complete opposite views. The Lugar Center Policy Director Dan Diller discusses what changes he thinks need to be made to uphold democracy in a crisis.

The Presidential Succession Act makes it so if a President dies, the Vice President becomes President and if they die, then the Speaker of the House becomes President and so on. Depending on which party has majority that Speaker could have the complete opposite views. The Lugar Center Policy Director Dan Diller discusses what changes he thinks need to be made to uphold democracy in a crisis.

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