Article History. In the current debate over the amendment, critics of President Donald Trump want it invoked to remove Trump from office in the on-going argument over alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election campaign.
Third Amendment. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Illinois Furman v. The President may assert his competency ability to serve by sending a declaration to Congress.
Congress on July 6, 1965, and it was ratified on Feb. Section 3: After the passage of the amendment, Pres.
Roper v. And there is a controversy, in constitutional terms, about the 25th amendment totally unrelated to the current public discussion about its use to remove a president from office.
If the President of the United State dies in office, the Vice President will assume the position of the presidency.
Preamble Worcester v. Through the Twenty-fifth Amendment, the president would nominate a vice president, who would be subject to confirmation by the U.
The Watergate scandal of the 1970s saw the application of these procedures, first when Gerald Ford replaced Spiro Agnew as vice president, then when he replaced Richard Nixon as president, and then when Nelson Rockefeller filled the resulting vacancy to become the vice president.
Madison McCulloch v. Select feedback type: If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. One controversy is over the potential use of Section 4 to remove a President from office as part of a political dispute.
We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. 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.
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