If The Worst Happens At SOTU, Your New President Will Be…

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January 20, 2015 8:11 p.m.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is the lucky winner of the weirdest contest in the federal government: Designated survivor during the State of the Union address.

As the designated survivor, Foxx will not attended Tuesday’s speech. It is a safety precaution in the event of a catastrophic incident while the most senior officials in government are gathered at the U.S. Capitol for President Obama’s speech.

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