Resignations and the 25th Amendment

The Boston Globe had a story this morning suggesting that some of these recent cabinet-level resignations were motivated by a desire either to avoid invoking the 25th Amendment or to avoid voting on it if invoked. First of all, the 25th Amendment is simply not the proper way of removing this President. It exists so as to provide a constitutional process by which to remove a President who’s become mentally incapacitated, i.e. by a stroke or something like that. Although I think Trump committed a criminal act by inciting a crowd to riot, that is not proof of his mental … Continue reading Resignations and the 25th Amendment