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Old Yesterday, 07:58 AM   #2401
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I just hope they hide the football from Trump like they did when Nixon went on his drunken rampages in the White House.
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Old Yesterday, 08:02 AM   #2402
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
And if you read the amendment, it wouldn't work anyway. The criteria is whether the president can put in writing that he's competent. According to the 25th, Trump could probably override the Cabinet with a tweet.
He can still be removed after that, though:

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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.

Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no inability exists, he shall resume the powers and duties of his office unless the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive department or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit within four days 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. Thereupon Congress shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in session. If the Congress, within twenty-one days after receipt of the latter written declaration, or, if Congress is not in session, within twenty-one days after Congress is required to assemble, determines by two-thirds vote of both Houses that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the President shall resume the powers and duties of his office
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Old Today, 01:15 AM   #2403
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Originally Posted by WilliamSeger View Post
I think anyone who voted for Trump should also have their head examined.
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