Nancy Pelosi, Jamie Raskin to Propose 25th Amendment 'Commission' Targeting Trump

Nancy Pelosi, Jamie Raskin to Propose 25th Amendment 'Commission' Targeting Trump


Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) will introduce legislation on Friday to create a commission to valuate the president for removal from office under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution.

The new bill, revealed in a media advisory, would create a Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and and Duties of Office, to “ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership in the highest office” of government.

Earlier Thursday, Pelosi hinted at a plot to remove President Donald Trump from office under the 25th Amendment.

“Tomorrow, by the way, tomorrow — come here tomorrow. We’re going to be talking about the 25th Amendment,” she told reporters.

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The relevant section of the 25th Amendment, Section 4, provides (emphasis added):

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

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