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Old 02-21-2019, 12:01 PM
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Default Re: 'Dangerous.' 'Abuse.' 'Lawless': Bipartisan attack on Trump national emergency de

Originally Posted by saltwn View Post
if you are talking about polling cabinet members on the 25th amendment that is part of the constitution (hence the name "amendment")
To use the 25th amendment as a pretext for removing a sitting president from office--for anything other than medical or psychological incapacity--is simply a horrible misuse of this constitutional provision.

In fact, law professor Alan Dershowitz--who is hardly a conservative--said precisely that:
"In his second inaugural address, [Franklin D.] Roosevelt sought 'unimagined power' to enforce the 'proper subordination' of private power to public power. He got it…"—George Will, July 8, 2007
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