President Trump’s former chief of staff John Kelly said he would support invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office if he was still part of the Cabinet.
Kelly, who also served under Trump as director of Homeland Security, said that while he doesn’t think the president’s Cabinet members will meet to discuss taking the unprecedented action, he said they should discuss the matter.
“The Cabinet should meet and have a discussion. I don’t think it will happen. But I think the Cabinet should meet and discuss this because the behavior yesterday and in the weeks and months before that has been outrageous from the president,” the retired Marine Corps general told CNN host Jake Tapper. “And what happened on Capitol Hill yesterday is a direct result of his poisoning the minds of people with the lies and the frauds.”
Tapper asked Kelly, who served in the Trump administration from the president’s inauguration until January 2019,