With President Trump facing political headwinds the likes of which are rarely seen in American politics, join us as we dive deep into the US Constitution and attempt to provide clarity around the concepts of Presidential Removal (25th Amendment), Impeachment, and Self-Pardoning.
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#XXV #Impeachment #Pardon
Discussed in this episode:
"The Vice President and cabinet members must invoke the 25th amendment NOW..."
Tweet - January 7, 2021 - Bernie Sanders
Amendment XXV, US Constitution
"Pence is said to oppose invoking 25th Amendment to strip Trump of his duties."
New York Times - January 7, 2021
"...Congress may be prepared to move forward with impeachment..."
Tweet- January 7, 2021 - NPR
Article II, Section 4, US Constitution
Article I, Section 2, Clause 5, US Constitution
Article I, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7, US Constitution
"Trump asking aides and lawyers about self-pardon power"
CNN - January 7, 2021
Article II, Section 2, Clause 1, US Constitution
"Presidential or Legislative Pardonof the President"
US Department of Justice Memo - August 5, 1974
Hamilton - 1788
Hamilton - 1788
"PARDON INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS"
US Department of Justice Webpage
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