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    25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    here is a thread to post statements and/or actions of the president which should be considered indicative the 25th Amendment needs to be exercised

    first up, tRump insisting that the US economy "is very strong":
    Our Economy is very strong, despite the horrendous lack of vision by Jay Powell and the Fed, but the Democrats are trying to “will” the Economy to be bad for purposes of the 2020 Election. Very Selfish! Our dollar is so strong that it is sadly hurting other parts of the world...
    followed by tRump next insisting that the Fed rate should be reduced from 2.25% to 1.25% aided by quantitative easing to boost the econmy






    Replying to @realDonaldTrump



    .....The Fed Rate, over a fairly short period of time, should be reduced by at least 100 basis points, with perhaps some quantitative easing as well. If that happened, our Economy would be even better, and the World Economy would be greatly and quickly enhanced-good for everyone!

    a strong economy does not require such a boost. so, is the economy as strong as he insists? is this indication enough that tRump's mental facilities are so diminished that the 25th Amendment needs to be exercised?

    as you find other indications that the 25th Amendment should be considered, please post the rationale here

    the text of said amendment follows [emphasis added by bubba]:
    Amendment XXV
    Section 1.

    In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.
    Section 2.

    Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.
    Section 3.

    Whenever the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that he is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, and until he transmits to them a written declaration to the contrary, such powers and duties shall be discharged by the Vice President as Acting President.
    Section 4.

    Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.
    Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no inability exists, he shall resume the powers and duties of his office unless the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive department or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit within four days to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office. Thereupon Congress shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in session. If the Congress, within twenty-one days after receipt of the latter written declaration, or, if Congress is not in session, within twenty-one days after Congress is required to assemble, determines by two-thirds vote of both Houses that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the President shall resume the powers and duties of his office.



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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    "Democracy without respect for individual rights sucks. It's just ganging up against the weird kid, and I'm always the weird kid." - Penn Jillette.

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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Well for the good of the nation the answer is yes absolutely.

    However if trump is removed at this point, pence takes office and therefore the candidacy.

    Pence would be a stronger candidate than trump...

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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    The Fed screwed up and they both reduced GDP growth by a whole percentage point and increased the national debt. Now they are trying to walk it back without spooking the Wall Street gamblers.

    This isn't the result of anything that Trump did...in fact, Trump told them NOT to do it.

    But when it turned out that Trump was right and that the Fed knows it, we have people blathering nonsense about the 25th Amendment.

    TDS strikes again.
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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    President Trump said on Tuesday that any Jewish person who votes for a Democrat is guilty of ignorance or “great disloyalty”
    Trump Accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘Great Disloyalty’ - The New York Times

    jews who do not vote for tRump are disloyal: another basis to cite the 25th amendment
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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    The Fed screwed up and they both reduced GDP growth by a whole percentage point and increased the national debt. Now they are trying to walk it back without spooking the Wall Street gamblers.

    This isn't the result of anything that Trump did...in fact, Trump told them NOT to do it.

    But when it turned out that Trump was right and that the Fed knows it, we have people blathering nonsense about the 25th Amendment.

    TDS strikes again.
    Is anything Trump's fault?

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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Quote Originally Posted by lwf View Post
    Is anything Trump's fault?
    Yes. De-globalization is Trump's fault. China's crappy economy is Trump's fault. Our growing economy is Trump's fault.

    I'm sure there are other things that are Trump's fault.
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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Yes. De-globalization is Trump's fault. China's crappy economy is Trump's fault. Our growing economy is Trump's fault.

    I'm sure there are other things that are Trump's fault.
    Those sound like things that are to his credit. Is there anything bad about our society or government that is Trump's fault, in your eyes? Name one thing.

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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Helsinki comes to mind as one of his greatest ****s —

    Today — Greenland — letting Putin back into the G7 —

    Wishing I would have started an outline of each day’s disasters.
    Be not afraid of an open convention.

    Sen. Sherrod Brown/Sen. Amy Klobuchar 2020 to win back the FIVE Midwest states that trump flipped.

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    Re: 25th Amendment - proof it needs to be exercised

    Quote Originally Posted by lwf View Post
    Those sound like things that are to his credit. Is there anything bad about our society or government that is Trump's fault, in your eyes? Name one thing.
    It depends on your point of view. If you are a globalist, if you are China...if you hate the US...then those things are all Trump's fault.

    No. In my eyes, there is nothing bad about our society or government that is Trump's fault.
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