Multiple reports surfaced late on Wednesday evening stating that members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet have reportedly started discussing the possibility of using the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office following the violence that broke out today in Washington, D.C., after a rally that the president held ahead of the Electoral College certification.
Both CBS News and ABC News reported that the cabinet secretaries had started talking about the idea, although no plan had yet been formally presented to Vice President Mike Pence.
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) January 7, 2021
JUST IN: “This is not news we deliver lightly,” @margbrennan says as she reports: Trump Cabinet secretaries are discussing invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump. Nothing formal yet presented to VP Pence.
“I’m talking about actual members of the Cabinet,” she says