Sorry But the Cabinet Cannot Remove Trump From Office

Since Donald Trump assumed the presidency on January 20, 2017, crazed leftists have called on the Cabinet to remove the President from power supposedly because he is “mentally ill” and cannot discharge the duties of his office. The latest came from Joe Scarborough of MSNBC just this week.
Most Americans probably don’t realize that a President can also be removed from office legally in a process other than constitutional impeachment. The 25th Amendment, ratified in 1967, provides a second procedure. Congress passed it just two years after JFK’s tragic assassination.
One major issue was the possibility of a President who was unable to carry out his duties due to medical incapacity, such as a heart attack, stroke, or assassination attempt. What if Kennedy had survived the shooting but was so severely injured that he could no longer serve in office? Without constitutional changes, Congress would have had no other recourse but to impeach him, yet that could have caused a legal issue because impeachment could only be carried out if a President had committed “high crimes and misdemeanors.” And JFK certainly had not. Hence, the 25th Amendment.
But here is the issue for Trump and the leftists who want him out: The Cabinet cannot remove the President from power alone.
First, it requires the Vice President in addition to a majority of the Cabinet. Mike Pence would also have to agree to sign a letter to Congress that Trump was “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.” The Vice President would then assume all presidential powers but not the presidency itself. In other words, Pence does not become President.
If Trump is not medically incapacitated, he can simply submit his own letter to Congress that “no inability exists.” When that happens, he resumes the powers of his office and the matter is

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