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April 18, 2017

LOfrickin'L: House Democrat Offers Bill to Amend Removal-of-President-Due-to-Infirmity Procedure by Proposing Obama and Biden Would Get to Vote on Trump's Fitness

Not just Obama and Biden -- also Bill Clinton and Al Gore. And also, George Bush (who probably hates Trump) and Dick Cheney (who probably isn't a fan either).

The 25th Amendment -- which governs removal of presidents due to infirmity -- says that cabinet members take a vote, and then Congress has to approve their judgment.

That's too much for this Democrat. After all, Trump could just fire his cabinet, couldn't he?

So he has the great idea that former presidents and vice presidents would form an August Body what would get to vote Trump out of office.

A House Democrat has introduced legislation to enhance the Constitution's presidential removal procedures in response to concerns about President Trump's behavior.

Not the neutral word "change." No, the positive, we're-making-progress word "enhance."

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) filed the bill during the House's two-week April recess to empower former presidents and vice presidents of both parties, in coordination with the sitting vice president, to determine if a president is fit for office.

"It is hard to imagine a better group to work with the vice president to examine whether the president is able to discharge the duties of the office. When there are questions about the president's ability to fulfill his or her constitutional responsibilities, it is in the country's best interest to have a mechanism in place that works effectively," Blumenauer said in a statement.

It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.


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