Saturday, February 18, 2017
Byron York: 25th Amendment chatter: Dems, pundits mull ways to remove Trump
WExaminer by Byron York --
President Trump finishes his fourth week in the White House, a number of opposition lawmakers, political commentators, and self-styled members of The Resistance are discussing ways in which the president might be quickly removed from office.
Some have talked about impeachment for quite a while, even before the Trump inauguration. But that could take a long time, and it would require Trump to commit, and then be charged with and convicted of, "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors" to meet the Constitution's standard for removing the president from office.
That's too long term, say some. So now, there is increasing discussion of the 25th Amendment