Rick Perry is the designated survivor

Rick Perry is the designated survivor

Perry will not attend the address in the Capitol and will succeed Trump if the President and other top government leaders are killed in an attack.

The tradition of keeping at least one cabinet member away from the State of the Union Address has been explored by the world of entertainment.

Instead, the former texas governor watched from a secret location.

Trump had a short list to choose from Tuesday night, as several cabinet roles are now filled by acting secretaries who are not eligible to be named the designated survivor.

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Of the 15 executive department heads specified under the law as being eligible, three are now headed by acting leadership, and another is constitutionally ineligible.

The selection for the 2019 designated survivor was also hard given that the person chosen must have been confirmed by the Senate for their position.

The Presidential Succession Act specifies that only Senate-confirmed secretaries are eligible for the role, meaning that "acting" secretaries are not.

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