Gaum is nuked in December of 2019. North Korea invades the South and a massive ground war follows Soeul, is raized with missiles and Okanowa is nuked shortly after. China invades and eliminates the Un regim nuking Pyongyang with a 5 megaton nuke. By February the Chinese have taken control of the devastated Korean Peninsula. Trump dies of a massive heart attack on Valentines Day of 2020.
Anyway a national unity ticket is formed from moderate Massachusetts Govonor Charlie Baker and Democratic Senator Tim Kaine the democrats agree not to run an official candidate and most republican state parties agree as well senate and house races are drive by who can be a more effectively be uniter in the wake of the Second Korean War and Subsequent second Chinese civil war. The world is plunged into depression as the uncertainty in the markets make investing and expansion far to risky. By October the unemployment rate is at nearly 11 percent and the economy contracting nearly 2 precent.
Baker wins nearly 76.4% of the vote and more then 101,239,679 Votes.