25th Amendment Issue
Posted: 14 February 2019 11:09 AM   [ Ignore ]
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There’s some scuttlebut from Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose out hocking his book, that there was some level of discussion of trying to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump.  Here is the text of the law for perspective.

SECTION 1

In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.

SECTION 2

Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.

SECTION 3

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.

SECTION 4

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 25th was never designed to essentially conduct a coup on the White House because you don’t like the President.  This was designed for situations like Presidential Assassinations or when people like FDR and Woodrow Wilson were not capable of carrying out the charge of their office. 

I think a time will come when this tactic might be tried for a power-grab rather than a true situation where the President is incapacitated and that will open a can of worms that could lead to some serious civil unrest.

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Posted: 14 February 2019 12:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Have you watched the full House of Cards series? It was attempted there…

You just love stirring it up huh? Dont worry Trump is already setting the stage to claim that if he is beaten in 2020 it will be illegitimate just like he did last time…right up until he surprised himself and won. Of course that part was legitimate.

It’s as wrong as wrong can be but as usual you are silent about that. You and your Fox buddies are always looking to trounce the real patriots trying to protect the country from the exact type of person the founding fathers were terrified of.

What a constitutional scholar you are, except for the parts your boy violates like emoluments.. Then silence.
I think it is because you are patriotic and not a cult member.

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Posted: 14 February 2019 12:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Have you watched the full House of Cards series? It was attempted there…

That’s a TV show…I stopped watching after Spacey was fired because he’s a pervert.

BTW, the Show “24”, did it long before House of Cards.

You just love stirring it up huh? Dont worry Trump is already setting the stage to claim that if he is beaten in 2020 it will be illegitimate just like he did last time…right up until he surprised himself and won. Of course that part was legitimate.

I’m not stirring up anything.  I took a current event story that’s all over the news and put it out there for discussion.  There are much more ripe targets for a 25th discussion but I’m not interested.

It’s as wrong as wrong can be but as usual you are silent about that. You and your Fox buddies are always looking to trounce the real patriots trying to protect the country from the exact type of person the founding fathers were terrified of.

I create 98% of the political discussions here.  You can call me a lot of things but silent is not one of them. I’m sorry that I can’t be everything to you sugar.  I have invited you on many occasions to start some threads on issues that interest you.  I can only deduce that you had rather fuss about things than enhance a discussion with your own material.

What a constitutional scholar you are, except for the parts your boy violates like emoluments.. Then silence.
I think it is because you are patriotic and not a cult member.

I’m not a constitutional scholar.  But I can read a text and share it with folks to talk about it.  Again, you would rather fuss than discuss…(I should copyright that slogan)

 

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Posted: 14 February 2019 01:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Having a sexual deviant means you can’t be a part of something or watch something or talk about it?

https://trofire.com/2013/01/04/republican-sex-offenders-and-gop-perverts/

Feel free to take your own advice and shut up. Oh and that list doesn’t include the former speaker of the house or the current president who easily qualifies…and I’m pretty sure you voted for. But yeah you can’t watch a tv show. What a high standard you uphold.

Like always it’s okay when it’s your team…

You aren’t a constitutional scholar? No way, I had no idea.

Just pointing out what a fraud and a hypocrite you are…like always. It’s like Groundhog Day here.

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Posted: 14 February 2019 01:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Feel free to take your own advice and shut up. BTW that list doesn’t include the former speaker of the house or the current president who easily qualifies…and I’m pretty sure you voted for.

I’ll do one thing better..I’m going to put you on ignore and I suggest you do the same.  In fact everyone should put you on ignore.

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Posted: 14 February 2019 01:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Wait I thought you already ran…you are running again? Can you double run?

Jesus H you are a bitch. Well you start 98% and I finish 100% of the discussion. No surprise you are the instigator and I’m the closer.
Don’t want to hear the response? Don’t post. Silence here on political topics is fine with me.

I’ll see you again when you get tired of being a bitch. It’s only happened about 25 times.

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