Officials discussing 25th Amendment for Trump following violence at Capitol. The cabinet may invoke the 25th amendment in urgent to remove President Donald Trump from office.
The Hill a leading daily in US reported that Administration officials have started discussing the possibility of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. Officials have exchanged calls and messages about the extraordinary measure, which would require a majority of Cabinet officials plus Vice President Mike Pence to declare to Congress that Trump is unable to fulfill his duties as president.
The discussions appear to be limited and it's not clear whether they have reached the level of any Cabinet officials, The Hill reports.
Earlier, it was reported in the local news reports that the President Donald Trump told the crowd "You will never take Back our country With Weakness". Which led rioting and violence in Washington DC.
"We want to be so respectful of everybody and we are going to have to fight much harder. Mike Pence is going to have to come through for us, and if he doesn’t, that will be a sad day for our country. Because you’re sworn to uphold our Constitution, " Mr. Trump said.
Breaking: According to the local media reports, Donald Trump has finally pledged an "orderly" transfer of power to Biden. "Trump finally pledges an "orderly" transfer of power to Biden, while repeating false claims about the election that led to a mob storming the Capitol", quoting the local reports, News Agency ANI tweets.
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Under the 25th Amendment, a president can be removed if the VP and a majority of the cabinet determines he/she is 'unable to discharge the powers and duties' of the office.
President-elect Joe Biden appealed for peace while Donald Trump asked his supporters to 'go home' after they stormed the US Capitol building following a rally during which Trump repeated his claims of election fraud.
Lawmakers reconvene to certify Electoral College votes after the storming of the Capitol-
LIVE: Lawmakers reconvene to certify Electoral College votes after the storming of the Capitol https://t.co/bZECbhCLvF— Reuters (@Reuters) January 7, 2021
Attack on US Capitol incited by Trump, call the act a shameful. Here is full statement-
Here’s my statement on today’s violence at the Capitol. pic.twitter.com/jLCKo2D1Ya— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 7, 2021
Distressed to see news about rioting and violence in Washington DC. Orderly and peaceful transfer of power must continue. The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests, PM Modi tweets.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Bowser extends public emergency for 15 days, through the end of President Trump's time in office.