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The 25th Amendment, Explained



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The final days or the Trump Administration have been marked with unprecedented chaos. With his refusal to concede sparking supporters to storm the Capitol Building and Congress, some politicians are calling on Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office. The implication here is that Trump is no longer capable of running the country and should have the reins take away. Here’s what the 25th Amendment says. 

Sources:
What to Know About the 25th Amendment
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-02/why-the-25th-amendment-is-coming-up-again-under-trump-quicktake?srnd=politics-vp

 

25th Amendment Text
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Twenty-fifth-Amendment

 

A Timely Primer on Section 4 of the 25th Amendment
https://reason.com/volokh/2021/01/06/a-timely-primer-on-section-4-of-the-25th-amendment/