CNN: Assassinating Trump Could Keep Obama Administration in Power

Marianne Bernard ELECTION 2016, FEATURED ARTICLES, POLITICAL, U.S. NEWS 2 Comments

By Warner Todd Houston on Breibart

As the nation prepares for the peaceful transfer of power on Inauguration Day, CNN is dreaming up scenarios whereby the Obama administration can keep power if President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence were blown up as they prepared to take to oath of office.

On the Wednesday, January 18 broadcast of CNN’s The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer aired a segment with a chyron featuring the headline “Developing Now.” During that “developing” segment, Blitzer and correspondent Brian Todd discussed what would happen if the unthinkable occurred on January 20.

Blitzer introduced the segment, saying, “What if an incoming president and his immediate successors were wiped out on day one?” and from there, CNN contributor Brian Todd took over to outline the line of succession if an attack blew up the inaugural dais, killing both Trump and Pence.

The upshot was that in the case of both heads of state being killed, the Secretary of State would take over. Currently that man is Secretary of State John Kerry, But in case some objected because his office would also end as of noon on Inauguration Day, then it would be the Speaker of the House — Republican Paul Ryan — or even Obama’s Under Secretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon.

The report also noted that the designated survivor appointed by the Obama administration could also become president in the case of a disaster. So, in CNN’s analysis, most of the people who would take over in the worst-case scenario would keep the Obama administration in power, at least indirectly.

So while most of the country is looking to enjoy the day’s events and waiting expectantly to hear what our new president will have to say for his first address as our leader, CNN is wondering what will happen if he is assassinated.

Perhaps CNN is still stuck in anger, the second stage of grief.

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  1. What kind of people at CNN and the other liberal news outlets think up these sick and evil scenarios, and what kind of producers allow them to go on the air?

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      Hi Mrs.CJB, Can you even imagine if Conservatives would have said something like that about Obama or even if Hillary won? All hell would have broke lose with the outrage the Dems would spew yet it is okay for them to even put this thought out there. One thing the liberals don’t understand and that is that it was GOD who put Trump in office and only he can take him out. The Dems had the election rigged with dead people voting and illegals. They were sure they had the election locked up but they were wrong. It was by the mercy of God that Hillary was not elected. The Democrats who voted out God in their Democratic platform made their intentions known. They do NOT want God interferring in their agenda. What fools.

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