Two dozen Democrats get behind bill to lay foundation for removing Trump for being mentally ‘incapacitated’ (but they’d need Mike Pence to agree)
25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allows Congress to set up a medical commission that could determine if a president is fit for office
The president’s cabinet is also allowed to serve that purpose, but Congress has never established its own group to participate
Either panel would require the vice president to agree before Congress could vote to remove the president
A Maryland Democratic congressman is trying to set up a commission to target President Trump, tweeting: ‘Trump’s mental incapacity is no laughing matter’
Plan has only attracted Democratic cosponsors so far
Senate that passed 25th Amendment agreed ‘inability’ meant a ‘mental debility’ rendering a president ‘unable or unwilling to make any rational decision’
25th Amendment to the U.S.