Republican David Frum Finds a Constitutional Way to Remove Trump from Office

While some dissatisfied Congressional Democrats appear impotent with the thought of a Trump presidency, some in the Republicans party are diligently researching ways to remove one of their own from getting the ultimate power of President of the United States.

David Frum, speechwriter for former Republican president, George W. Bush, came up with a rather unique and Constitutional method to take Trump out.

“Presidents can be removed in two ways,” Frum said. “By impeachment of course for high crimes and misdemeanors. And we have a pretty high bar for what constitutes that. But if somebody is simply psychologically or physically incapable, there is also a process in the Constitution, section four of the Twenty-Fifth Amendment that says, it’s a complicated process, it’s difficult to do. I don’t predict that this will happen at all. But I do think we are going to be talking about it more and more as we wonder about the mental state of the President Elect.”

Donald Trump has been erratic. He spoke to the Australian Prime Minister over an unsecured phone. He met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe without any policy briefing.  Trump continues to tweet about the New York Times unaware that the stature of the President Elect criticising the free press sends the wrong signals to despots especially coming from presumably the world’s number one democracy. He tweeted about a meeting with Ford Chairman Bill Ford about a plant he claimed was being shipped to Mexico that was never going to Mexico.

Frum is referencing this part of the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution.

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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