Why does the vice president and the speaker of the house of representatives sit behind the president while he gives the state of the union address?

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What information does the president include when he gives the state of union the address?

The President has to address the six main goals of the Preamble which are as follows:. How to form a more perfect Union (a better United States). Establishing Justice, ensuring domestic tranquality (ways to help us in the case of a natural disaster, or other events that help the people), providing (MORE)

What does the president do at the State of the Union Address?

In the State of the Union the President traditionally outlines the administration's accomplishments over the previous year, as well as the agenda for the coming year, in upbeat and optimistic terms. At some point during the speech, the President usually says "The State of our Union is strong" or a v (MORE)

In 1953 who are the US president Vice President Speaker of the House President pro tempore of the Senate Secretary of State Secretary of the Treasury Secretary of Defense and Attorney General?

US president Dwight D. Eisenhower Vice President Richard M. Nixon speaker of the house Joseph William Martin, Jr. Republican Massachusetts 1953-1955 president pro tempore of the senate 83rd Congress (1953-1955) Styles Bridges (NH) January 3, 1953 - January 4, 1955. secretary of state John Fos (MORE)

Who takes over if the president vice president and speaker of house can't run?

In respect to American government processes, it is the 'presidentpro tempore' who assumes executive leadership where the President,Vice President, and House Speaker are unable to do so. Thisposition has traditionally been held by the most senior senator ofthe Senate's majority party, but the power t (MORE)

Who succeeds the president after vice president and speaker of the house for the presidency?

Vice President . Speaker of the House . President Pro Tempore of the Senate . Secretary of State . Secretary of the Treasury . Secretary of Defense . Attorney General . Secretary of the Interior . Secretary of Agriculture . Secretary of Commerce . Secretary of Labor . Secretary of Health (MORE)

If the president vice president and the speaker of the house of representatives were all dead who would then be the president?

1.President of the United States . 2. Vice President . 3. Speaker of the house . Then followed by the President's Cabinet in the following order of succession:. 4. Secretary of State . 5. Secretary of the Treasury . 6. Secretary of Defense . 7. Attorney General . 8. Secretary of the Int (MORE)

Who would replace Speaker of the House if the President and Vice President Die in Office?

The Speaker of the House is chosen by election within the House of Representatives. If the Speaker should become President, a new Speaker would be elected byt he House members. As a practicle matter, this would be an election by the members of the Majority Party in the House of Representatives, alon (MORE)

Who will become president of the US if the president and vice president dies and the speaker ofthe house of representatives?

President pro tempore of the Senate . . This is a list of the current presidential line of succession, as specified by the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 (3 U.S.C. § 19) and subsequent amendments to include newly created cabinet officers.. Office:. Vice President and President of the Se (MORE)

How does the speaker of the house ever become president if a new vice-president is always appointed?

Presidential succession assumes that the offices above the individual are all vacant at the time. (An example is that there was no Vice President immediately after Spiro Agnew resigned in 1973. So the Speaker of the house would have become President if Nixon had suddenly died or been incapacitated.) (MORE)

Does the speaker of the house become vice president if the president dies?

If the President dies in office and the Vice President takes over the office of the President, the Speaker of the House does not automatically become the Vice President. Under the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the new Vice President is nominated by the President. The new Vice President th (MORE)

Who speaks after the president in the state of the union address?

There is no set person. The Constitution requires that the President shall inform the Congress of the "state of the Union". It doesn't have to be a speech, and it doesn't have to be every year. The habit of the formal "state of the union" speech has come from television! About 20 years ago, the o (MORE)

What if the president skips the state of the union address?

The president is required to give Congress information about the state of the unions from time to time but he could probably skip it for awhile with no effects except a lot of questions and negative comments from his detractors. He could certainly send a written message to Congress instead of making (MORE)

Why is the vice president more powerful than the speaker of the house?

He is not... he heads the senate but does not have a vote unless it comes down to a tie breaker.. today to pass a bill you need 60% of votes therefor the vice president is no longer breaks a tie.. The speaker of the house is differently the second most powerful person.. he introduces bills onto the (MORE)

Who becomes President if both the Vice President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives resign?

The U. S. House of Representatives, whose presiding officer has the title of Speaker, does not have a Vice President; the office of the Majority Whip comes closest. Under the Presidential succession act currently in force: 1. If the President and the Vice President resign, or if they otherwise cann (MORE)

If the speaker of the house and the vice president are from different parties and the sitting president dies could the new president and vice president be Democrat and Republican?

Not likely . If the president dies, the VP would become the president and he would nominate someone to be the new vice president. He would choose someone from his own party and the Congress would not likely reject a nominee just because he was from the same party as the president. If his nominee was (MORE)

Who would be in charge if the president vice president and speaker of the house died?

The President pro tempore. I have been informed that the line of succession is as follows: * Speaker of the House of Representatives * President Pro Tempore of the Senate * Secretary of State * Secretary of the Treasury * Secretary of Defense * Attorney General * Secretary of the Inter (MORE)

Why is the speaker of the house more powerful than the vice president?

The Speaker of the House is the leader of the majority party in the House and is a full voting member of Congress. As such, he has great power to influence what legislation gets passed. The VP is only the figurehead chair of the Senate. He can not introduce bills and can only vote in the case of a (MORE)

Why is the speaker of the house next in line for presidency if both president and vice president die?

I read that when the Presidential Succession Act was drafted in the late 1940s, President Truman thought that elected officials should be at the top of the list rather than presidential appointees. Ironically, about 20 years later the Constitution was amended giving the president the power to appoin (MORE)