Skip to comments.Elizabeth Warren: Trump administration officials are obligated to invoke 25th Amendment
Posted on 02/18/2019 9:02:54 AM PST by tcrlaf
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 presidential hopeful, on Sunday defended using the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office if Trump administration officials deemed him unfit.
Ms. Warren said at a campaign rally in Las Vegas that administration officials are obligated to take the extreme path of invoking the 25th Amendment, The Nevada Independent reported.
My point here is that if they believe that Donald Trump cannot fulfill the obligations of his office, then they have a constitutional responsibility to invoke the 25th Amendment, Ms. Warren said, according to the newspaper. Their loyalty under law is not to him personally. It is to the Constitution of the United States and to the people of United States.
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I think it was Dersh who said any government official who thought the 25th was a viable/legal way to get rid of Trump, should not be a government official. It clearly does not apply for the purpose they had in mind. The process for that would be the impeachment process.
Of course he’s not fit to hold the office. He won the election fair and square.
Me thinkum Grey Beaver now on strong fire water, not weak yellow barley drink.
There is an “unfit for duty” clause in the impeachment of judges code. RBG has never been fit for duty. Without enforcement laws have no effect.
by Warren’s own words then Obama Admin should have invoked this because Obama did not take his oath to secure our borders and protect the citizens seriously - evidently he was not up for the task, infact he airlifted lots of illegals in when there were many other options to help them then tho flood areas of our country with people who don’t care one bit about the USofA or assimilating.
My point here is”
That you are an idiot Lizzy.
The Democrats are getting closer to the point of declaring all of their political opponents insane and locking them up. Moving ever closer to a banana republic dictatorship which is the objective.
She is correct, depending on how she interprets "cannot fulfill the obligations of his office". To a dem, that means that he doesn't agree with them.
Does Mitch McConnell - or ANY Repub leader - have an obligation to censure or recall or ask for this liars resignation??
She LIED on a State Bar registration form, as she has lied on NUMEROUS forms, to promote herself.
I just read the 25th Amendment. Those seeking to remove the president need 2/3 of BOTH houses if the president objects to their action. So all this blather about invoking the 25th Amendment is really just partisan loony tunes noise.
Whenever the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that he is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, and until he transmits to them a written declaration to the contrary, such powers and duties shall be discharged by the Vice President as Acting President.
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.
The word used in the Amendment is “unable” to perform the duties... The President merely needs to stand before the citizenry and declare “I am able and willing to perform my duties” and that pretty much settles it...
Time for indictments for sedition yet?
She’s completely wrong. The 25th can only be invoked by the 15 cabinet members presided over by congress. The FBI and DOJ are not mentioned at all.
The LEFT is just getting more LOONEY by the moment! These people are suppose to support the Constitution most likely have never read it especially the freshman congressmen and women! It is really sad that the people are dumber then they are since they elect them! What a sad state of affairs.
NeverTrumpers agree with her.
Think about that, for a moment.
This is the point of the 25th Amendment. It applies to all presidents. However, disagreeing with Democrats politically and not bowing to their demands is not a sign of being unfit.
Elizabeth Warren has an obligation to tie herself to a millstone and throw herself in the ocean.
There was a decent episode of West Wing about the 25th. Martin Sheen’s daughter was kidnapped by terrorists and his CoS told him that fact made it impossible to serve as POTUS . He sent the unable to serve message and as there was no VP, the Speaker, a Republican played by John Goodman, became acting POTUS.
A. No. See William O. Douglas - who lingered on the court well beyond capacity to function as a Justice.
PDJT is always cogent, on or off the TelePromTer. He does very well with extemporaneous speaking. In short, he regularly displays the sharpened mental and verbal skills that allowed him to rise to the top of the business world, make billions and write best-selling books that are printed over many, many years.
Take by contrast his predecessor, who never ran a lemonade stand. never had employees, never made more than a modest wage outside of government. Obama was forced to surrender his law license for falsification of his bar examination form. Moochelle/Michael also voluntarily surrendered its law license.
Even when he seemed to be out of government, Obama's funding at least sometimes came from the intel community. Both his ostensible mother, Stanley Ann Dunham and the only father he lived with, Solo Soetero were complete products of the intel community.
Obama's education was paid by Saudi benefactors (read: CIA through Standard Oil, Rockefeller money). The Occidental College application evidence strongly suggests he claimed to be a foreigner. He made an memorable impression on almost no one in college. His college records have been sealed. It is only common sense to realize they don't show anything to be proud of. His scholastic days are overshadowed by flaming homosexuality, drug use and being a member of "The Choom Gang."
Obama separating his public oration from the TelePromTer would typically result in misspeaking or incoherence. This was well known to his handlers.
If there was ever a president in the last 75 years that might get reasonable, close assessment from the associates that knew him best under the 25th Amendment, it would Obama, where PDJT would be one of the last presidents for such an assessment.
The left's clamor for Trump to be considered a 25th Amendment removal candidate is merely desperation, TDS and cover from the Deep State for their out-of-control coup leaders in the FBI, DOJ and Intel Community. The media and the Left's activists (but I repeat myself) are uncritically obsessed with removing PDJT any way they can think of. The citizenry has been getting a steady diet of the media's oft-repeated lies in the mold of Operation Mockingbird.
Hillary, in her two-year long "What Happened" has sucked all the oxygen out of the Left's breathing spaces, including academia. The Left's Deep State toadies (think SES) are literally trying to save their necks from the gallows or noose for the things of which they know they would be found guilty.
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