Why the 25th Amendment Route for Dumping Trump Will Probably Remain a Fantasy

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As Trump's presidency begins its second year, talk of the 25th Amendment is back on the table—but it's just talk.

Democrats and Republicans who are desperate to end Donald Trump’s presidency are looking with renewed interest at the U.S. Constitution’s 25th Amendment, which provides a path for the vice president, Cabinet and Congress to remove a president if he is deemed “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”“The 25th Amendment is back on the table,” blared Politico.com. “D.C. pundits are contemplating it. Cable news...

3 Published By - AlterNet.org - 2018.01.13. 22:49
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