Lawrence O’Donnell explained that the 25th Amendment may provide a remedy to Donald Trump. Mike Pence has the power to invoke the 25th amendment if the majority of the cabinet agree, then Congress can vote, and a 2/3 majority of Congress could remove Trump.
One Member of Congress has already suggested that the 25th amendment should be invoked. Jackie Speier, who recently said that if Trump doesn’t start “[acting] presidential,” the 25thAmendment could come into play.
“The 25th Amendment is there to provide a backstop if in fact the president becomes incapacitated.” The 1967 amendment, which has its roots in the Kennedy assassination, covers ways to replace an incapacitated president.”
Even David Frumm, a conservative, has been talking about the 25th Amendment since November.