Dem Pols reviewing the 25th Amendment on Trump

 

Politicians are reviewing the procedures for removing Trump

Siobhan Fenton Social Affairs Correspondent

Politicians are reviewing procedures which enable Congress to remove a president, amid growing concerns about Donald Trump’s presidency.

A working group has been launched to review the 25th Amendment in the US Constitution- the clause which sets out how a president can be ousted from office. Democratic representative Earl Blumenauer, who represents Oregon, launched the group on Wednesday. 

Mr Blumenauer has cited concerns that President Trump has made claims which are demonstrably untrue such as exaggerating the turnout at his inauguration and repeating baseless claims about voter fraud.

He told the House: “Like many people, I’ve noticed renewed interest in the 25th Amendment, as we’ve seen erratic behavior out of the White House and inability of Donald Trump to even tell whether it rained on him during his inaugural speech and repeating false statements that are demonstrably wrong.”

He added: “For a mentally unstable, paranoid or delusional president, the 25th Amendment has no guarantee of its application. In fact, it’s likely that it would fail.

“I submit that the best fail-safe to a president who is emotionally unstable would be to impanel our previous presidents and vice presidents to make that determination. We need to have a mechanism that can be reliable, command public confidence and be above politics.”

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Southeastern Militia (not verified)

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That's the thing for y'all democrats to do. We exercised our Constitutional rights, took the high road and elected a president based on his Nonpolitical nonWashington stance. Go ahead, attempt to have him remove and learn first hand what our founding fathers meant about real revolution. We are beyond sick of the snowflake, bleeding heart liberal. Tensions are boiling over. If you think we fear you, your papers, your laws or your Marines, think again. For we are veterans of all branches, we are regular people, some are cops, some are not, but what unites us all is putting this nation back on its rightful track. Either trump will drain the swamp and congress will aid in a peaceful way to appease the people or we will drain the swamp, your choice, your move, checkmate!
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Bill Wright (not verified)

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H.R.C. Jail 2017
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Victor Michael (not verified)

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Fck these people. How about we remove congress for being completely incompetent. Nancy Pelosi thinks Bush is the president and Maxine Waters thinks Russa invaded Korea!!! You want a real serious problem, just try removing Trump. Haven't you wasted enough tax payer money uon your salary for doing absolutely nothing. Seditious, treasonous, worthless communists, all of you republicans and democrats both can go straight to hell.
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Tom (not verified)

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The division in our country between liberals and conservatives continues to widen. You can thank Soros and the other elites around the world that don't want to lose the progress they have made toward a one free world government. The movement toward a one world government has been going on since the early 60's. The intent originally was to protect the free world from the Soviet Union. With the demise of the Soviet Union the intent changed to world domination. If that is accomplished you can expect to be living in a dictatorship. We are going to end up in another civil war if this continues. Wake up people! Your being turned into a herd of sheep.
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Frank Markio (not verified)

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God Bless President Trump and give him the strength to deal with idiots such as Representative Blumenauer.
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David Gholson (not verified)

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waverunner
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Gary (not verified)

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The first President that was not paid to play. Give him a chance to turn the ship around. He wants to keep America from Self Destruction, If the Democrats and Media will take the loss and Support him it may work out for everyone. Obama needs to move out of Washington and back to Chicago to see what kind of job he did!
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Joe (not verified)

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Strikes me that Blumenauer is the mentally unstable, paranoid and delusional one here. Folks, you have to realize that all those that take and depend on illegal drugs are freaking out at this moment. A tight border will seriously impact their habit and cash flow. Certain wealthy individuals that launder drug money will also be impacted. Further, these people are sociopathic/psychopathic so they have no conscience. So they can say whatever and make it sound believable. They are also narcissistic, which means they can NEVER accept that they are wrong. Yep, this is a huge mess. There is much to say how things got to this point.
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Soviergn1 (not verified)

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Is this all you have? You demonic asses make me sick to even think that you reside on the same continent as me. Move back to the communist hell hole you came from.
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yo-man (not verified)

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President Trump is obviously not a lying double-speak politician. He handled himself head and shoulders above the hostile hateful press corps today. What a refreshing person to have in the Oval Office. We are so glad not to look or listen to the former GMM president and see his man-wife fawned over everyday by the Corporate MockingBird Media. (gmmcis Not general motors. think g*y-*umslum*marxist )
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Anonymous (not verified)

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I am confident when I say that the anti Trump people have truly lost their mind. Some of the most evil people in the history of the world. Also some of the lowest IQ people on the planet. None with an IQ over 120.
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Peculiarperson (not verified)

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All you crackpot progressives need to get busy with California Exit, asap. You will need a place to run and hide if you keep pushing your self serving tyranny onto the millions of citizens you loath.
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sjm (not verified)

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Isn't it more appropriate for all elected State and Federal officials to focus on the issues that affect their constituencies? How much time and energy is being wasted on all these cheap, pompous displays just to grab a headline? There is really no other explanation for it. We know this is just an early campaign stunt.
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geroge wells (not verified)

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this dem representative needs replacing
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Lou Christopher (not verified)

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Dems are desperado! After watching the President demolish the MSM this afternoon they have no choice but straw grasping.
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Rose (not verified)

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Where are you getting your info, CNN? I watched the inauguration on television. The place was packed! What about the false statements from other Presidents? That's OK because (insert excuse here). So to have other presidents make the determination mentioned above is sheer stupidity! They are all corrupt. Killary is just as unstable as Trump in my opinion.
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John Gerdel (not verified)

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Wonder why they didn't think about this for 8 years with 0bama's lies.
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Tom Turner (not verified)

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President Trump has my full support, and I will do all I can to see he remains our dully elected president.
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Anonymous (not verified)

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Yeah, that's a good idea, impanel Carter, Obama and the Bushes to determine the future of the nation, because the 25th amendment won't work. How long do we have to put up with this crap before we call it what it is, treason. .
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BH (not verified)

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Those who start a civil war, are not necessarily those who win it.
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patrick (not verified)

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the dems need to pull their heads out and get some oxygen to their brains, then they need to pull john mc cains and lindsey grahams out too. then they all need to set down and shut up
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Anonymous (not verified)

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Pence is Trump's insurance policy.
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Andrew Pillet (not verified)

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This is beyond a crock of S. The s**t from the left has been reigning down on this president for far too long. Trump won fair and square and to suggest that our former presidents can be impartial is a joke. We wanted an outsider and none of the Establishment former presidents have any interest in delivering what we the people need or want.
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rick (not verified)

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What a CROCK of S