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Friday, 13 October 2017 06:07

Calif. Democrat Tells HUD Secretary to Get Familiar With Procedure for Removing Trump

Written by  Susan Jones

(CNSNews.com) - A California Democrat urged Housing Secretary Ben Carson to get familiar with a provision in the U.S. Constitution that allows for the removal of a president who is declared "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.


Unable so far to get rid of a president they despise, some Democrats and liberal activists, including those in the media, have raised the possibility of declaring Trump unfit for office.

"Beyond your responsibilities for Housing and Urban Development, you have other responsibilities under the Constitution, along with other Cabinet secretaries, particularly Section 4 of the 25th Amendment," Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) told Carson on Thursday as the House Financial Services Committee held a HUD oversight hearing.

"And we all live by this Constitution," Sherman continued:

"I -- the -- Section 4 deals with the possibility that a president is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office. Have you taken the time to get legal counsel to brief you on what your responsibility is, as a Cabinet secretary, under the 25th Amendment?" Sherman asked Carson.

"I have not had any in-depth discussions of that," Carson replied.

"I would urge you to do so," Sherman told Carson. "This amendment was written in the early '60s as a result of what we -- life that happens, whether it's the dangers that a president faces, whether it's the health problems a president can face.

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I'm suggesting that Trump is the only person in Washington DC getting anything done...I suggest that the democrat & RINO party in congress should get off their high horses and start working for the American citizen's...2018 election is coming soon and if they don't they thrown out...period!

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