In this clip, Dean says Trump is “incapable of governing” and “erratic”? Pfft. More like “systematically fulfilling his campaign promises to repair the economy, get Americans back to work, and defend our borders.”
Surprisingly (given this is MSNBC), Turley throws cold water on the idea that the Hillary-deprived can get Trump out via the 25th amendment. I keep wondering if the yahoos yelling for impeachment really think that Hillary would replace him. Duh!
The Constitution clearly lays out that, if an incumbent President becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns or is removed from office, the Vice President takes over. We’ve had that happen a handful of times in our history, but we’ve never had to move down the succession list.
However, if Trump were removed and Vice President Pence became unable to serve before a new VP had been appointed:
- Paul Ryan, the Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, would take over.
- After that, it would go to Orrin Hatch, President pro tempore of the Senate, another Republican.
- After that, it would go to Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, another Republican.
Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES would the person who LOST THE ELECTION become POTUS.
Hat tip: Pistol Pete
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