As for the line of succession quandry...
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:45am (XFF:

...succession, I'm fine with it following POSITION rather than PARTY or BRANCH.

Although I've never understood why the Speak of the House comes before the President pro tempore of the Senate.

The Senate was supposed to be more deliberative of the houses of Congress, whereas the House was supposed to be
"the peoples" house). Theoretically, I suppose, Senators were supposed to be more "accomplished", for lack of a
better word.

I think I'll look that up in The Federalist Papers -- the reasoning behind the line of succession.

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    • As for the line of succession quandry... — SES, Mon Feb 11 9:45am
      • It is a good question...Sprout, Mon Feb 11 10:15am
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