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PoliticsWalsh says employing 25th Amendment 'should be looked at'

07:55  26 august  2019
07:55  26 august  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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"It should be looked at ," Joe Walsh says when asked if the 25 th Amendment should be invoked. According to the amendment , the removal process requires the vice president and a majority of Cabinet officials (or members of another group chosen by Congress) to declare that the president is

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who announced on Sunday that he would challenge President Trump in the GOP primary, said that invoking the 25th Amendment and removing Trump from office "should be looked at."

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ABC's George Stephanopoulos asked Walsh during an appearance on "This Week" about a tweet from another Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld (R), that mentioned the 25th Amendment, which provides procedures for replacing a president in the case of death, removal, resignation or incapacitation.

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Walsh said the 25 th amendment , the untested constitutional mechanism for removing a president deemed unfit for office, “ should be looked at ”. Sunday’s announcement represented a sharp turnaround for Walsh , who in October 2016 declared on Twitter that “if Trump loses, I’m grabbing my

Joe Walsh said the 25 th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office should be considered, in the television announcement of his run for president. “It should be looked at ,” Walsh replied. “We’ve never had a situation like this. You can’t believe a word he says .

"It should be looked at," Walsh said. "George, we've never had a situation like this. You can't believe a word he says. And again, I don't care your politics. That should concern you. He's nuts. He's erratic. He's cruel. He stokes bigotry. He's incompetent. He doesn't know what he's doing. George, he's a narcissist.

"The only thing he cares about is Trump," Walsh added. "He doesn't give a damn about America. He doesn't care about the border."

Walsh, a conservative radio host, was elected to the House in 2010 as part of the Tea Party wave and served one term. He began as a strong supporter of President Trump but over the past year has emerged as a fierce critic of the president.

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