Steve Bullock, current governor of Montana? He has the experience of governing, he was elected in a mostly Republican state, and so must be able to work across party lines, he is young enough to have the energy for the job.
There are lots of ambitious pols out there who would most likely be able to do a better job than the past couple of presidents at least.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.