Section 3 of the 25th Amendment, reads:
“Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President…”
After the scathing op ed in The New York Times, some of the blood thirstiest Democrats in Washington, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, are looking into the possibility of using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.
Ratified in 1967, the 25th Amendment has never been used, but the hatred for Trump is driving their blind desire to prevent America from once again becoming a thriving nation.
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(The New York Times) – The anonymous author of an Op-Ed article in The New York Times wrote this week that there were “early whispers” among President Trump’s advisers about trying to remove Mr. Trump from the presidency by invoking Section 4 of the 25th Amendment, which provides a process to declare that the president is unfit for office.
Such a move would be unprecedented, and the author of the essay writes that the discussions did not move forward because “no one wanted to precipitate a constitutional crisis.”
The amendment, adopted by the states 51 years ago, provides a complex, difficult process for the removal of a sitting president. Here is a brief history of the 25th Amendment and an explanation of how it operates.
What is the 25th Amendment?
The 25th Amendment to the Constitution is primarily designed to clarify the presidential order of succession…
The hopes of Warren and others are long shots at best.
It takes a wealth of substantial evidence from numerous sources, including medical professionals, to remove a president from office.
At the moment, all of the Democrats’ hopes are resting on an anonymous op ed, whom everyone in the White House denies being part of.
Besides, where are all of the reports from the necessary experts?
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