The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution
deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for
filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President as well as responding to
Presidential disabilities. It supersedes the ambiguous wording of Article II,
Section 1, ...
The 25th Amendment, proposed by Congress and ratified by the states in the
aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, provides the
procedures for replacing the president or vice president in the event of death,
removal, resignation, or incapacitation. The Watergate scandal of the 1970s saw
Jan 3, 2018 ... The tweet resuscitated the conversation about the president's mental state and
the 25th Amendment, which allows for the removal of the president from office if
the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet deem him physically or mentally “
unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”.
Amendment XXV Presidential Disability and Succession. Passed by Congress
July 6, 1965. Ratified February 10, 1967. The 25th Amendment changed a
portion of Article II, Section 1. Section 1. In case of the removal of the President
from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become
Oct 29, 2017 ... Donald Trump has one of the lowest approval ratings in recent history, and many
are calling for his removal from office altogether. While impeachment is the most
commonly referenced course of action, a unique method of removal, the 25th
Amendment, has become a popular topic. So what exactly is the ...
Jan 8, 2018 ... The 25th Amendment is back in the news so this bears repeating. Again. The
type of event in which you could imagine President Donald Trump's Cabinet and
his vice president engaging in a political mutiny against him and removing him
from power using the 25th Amendment would require something like ...
May 16, 2017 ... It is an argument, instead, for using a constitutional mechanism more appropriate
to this strange situation than impeachment: the 25th Amendment to the
Constitution, which allows for the removal of the president if the vice president
and a majority of the cabinet informs the Congress that he is “unable to ...
Jan 16, 2018 ... More and more of these conversations have veered into the largely unfamiliar
territory of the 25th Amendment, which creates a mechanism for removing a
president who is mentally or physically incapacitated. But that system's
complexities, supermajority political thresholds and essential role for the vice ...
25th Amendment Annotations. Presidential Succession. The Twenty-fifth
Amendment was an effort to resolve some of the continuing issues revolving
about the office of the President; that is, what happens upon the death, removal,
or resignation of the President and what is the course to follow if for some reason
Jan 10, 2018 ... A principal in the effort to pass the 25th Amendment discusses the possibility of it
being used to remove President Trump from office.