Who is in the presidential line of succession?

In the aftermath of President Trump's impeachment, and an upcoming election where a Democratic candidate will eventually name a running mate, one question that remains in the back of many voters' minds is who is next in line should the president leave office for one reason or another. While most people are aware that the Vice President is next in line, the full line of succession includes 18 positions.

Trump hits back at John Kelly: ‘Can’t keep his mouth shut’

President Trump on Thursday hit back at his former chief of staff, John Kelly, after he defended a former National Security Council official who was ousted after testifying against the president in the impeachment inquiry -- saying Kelly “can’t keep his mouth shut.”

Trump slams ‘very insubordinate’ Vindman, day after ouster from White House

President Trump on Saturday ripped into Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified in the impeachment inquiry and was fired by the National Security Council a day earlier

Trump ousts key impeachment figures Sondland, Vindman days after Senate acquittal

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, who testified about President Trump’s Ukraine dealings during the House impeachment hearings, said Friday he had been recalled from his overseas position, hours after a National Security Council aide who testified against the president was also fired.

White House considering plan to dismiss Alexander Vindman: report

The White House is reportedly weighing options to dismiss Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council (NSC) after he gave testimony last year during President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings, according to a report on Thursday by Bloomberg.

White House claims ‘full vindication’ after Trump acquittal, slams Romney as ‘failed’ candidate

The White House on Tuesday released a statement calling the Senate’s vote to acquit President Trump of the two articles of impeachment brought against him a “full vindication and exoneration.”

Trump defense team takes on Hunter Biden directly, as Dershowitz offers constitutional defense

Pam Bondi, in a methodical presentation Monday at President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, took the fight directly to Hunter Biden -- underscoring, again and again, how even media outlets with a left-wing "bias" questioned the younger Biden's lucrative service on the board of the Ukrainian natural gas company Burisma Holdings while his father oversaw Ukraine policy as vice president.

Bolton’s manuscript leaks as memoir pre-orders begin on Amazon; Trump fires back

Former national security advisor John Bolton's team was under fire from the White House and conservative commentators Sunday night, after a report in The New York Times revealed a bombshell excerpt from Bolton's forthcoming book that could prove pivotal in President Trump's impeachment trial -- just as the Amazon product page for the book went live.