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With -- presidential election just weeks away many polls still show any candidate's neck and neck.
We end up with a very unlikely duo leading the country Richardson joins us now are mar -- how does this one work out.
-- -- -- you know voters have two major party choices it's Obama Biden or Romney Ryan and thanks to the US constitution and very tight polling.
This can get a little awkward assuming several swing states are entirely up for grabs there are a handful of reasonable and fairly possible combinations among them.
That would deliver President Obama 269.
And governor Romney 269.
And that could lead -- -- newly elected US congress electing the next president and vice president.
How selects the president the senate picks the vice president if Republicans keep the house and Democrats keep the senate.
He likely president vice president combo would be Romney Biden.
A Republican president and a democratic VP and one constitutional expert says.
That process could involve heavy negotiations.
Possibly delaying the inauguration of the next president.
And in that case we get another unexpected solution.
Worst case scenario.
-- speaker of the House of Representatives.
Could be -- president for example.
And moved his decision wanted to do -- it wouldn't be president pro tem of the senate would do it.
When his entire scenario is unlikely though Rothstein says this election holds the best chance he has ever seen of it happening.
And -- business and certainly is high now imagine dropping this constitutional fight off the fiscal cliff.
I -- -- think -- of but it brilliant rich.
What's likelihood -- I mean you're going into all the possibilities here but so we have Romney Biden ticket an easy and it's very cost -- new son went to the number is so could that could they actually be inaugurated together with with each agreed to that -- -- -- quite a party.
You -- you'd have to be envied -- not to you have to be against part of the same ceremony but you know imagine.
You get one press release from the White House and another press release from the naval observatory where Biden is the unbelievable.
There would be unbelievable rich at the big -- -- a great story for today thank you rich American.
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