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Trump must be removed with 25th amendment because he is 'not well at all mentally', former White House ethics chief says

Trump must be removed with 25th amendment because he is 'not well at all mentally', former White House ethics chief saysDonald Trump must be removed from office as he is “not well at all mentally”, a former White House ethics chief has said. Richard Painter, who served as George W Bush’s ethics lawyer between 2005 and 2007, told cable network Msnbc Mr Trump’s national emergency declaration over illegal immigration was “clearly illegal” and the product of the president’s state of mind.



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Trump 25th Amendment: Lindsey Graham vows to investigate 'bureaucratic coup' against president

Trump 25th Amendment: Lindsey Graham vows to investigate 'bureaucratic coup' against presidentA key ally of Donald Trump has decried alleged efforts by senior officials to depose the president as a “bureaucratic coup” and pledged to hold a congressional investigation. Republican senator Lindsey Graham said it was “stunning” the former acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, had admitted in a TV interview he had discussed invoking the 25th Amendment – which allows the cabinet to remove a president from office – with the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. “I know Rosenstein vehemently denied it but we’re going to get to the bottom of it.



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Top US officials considered removing Trump using 25th amendment, FBI lawyers confirm

Top US officials considered removing Trump using 25th amendment, FBI lawyers confirmAn explosive claim that senior officials at the FBI and Justice Department discussed forcing Donald Trump out of office has been backed by two more witnesses in secret Congressional hearings. Former acting head of the FBI Andrew McCabe revealed earlier this week there had been conversations at the top echelons of the government about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Mr Trump after he fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017.



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Bank shooting victims' IDs withheld under new amendment

Bank shooting victims' IDs withheld under new amendmentMIAMI (AP) — Names of two of the five women killed in a Florida bank shooting are being withheld by law enforcement officials under a new constitutional amendment that has sparked confusion and uneven application around the state.



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Florida passes Amendment Four, restoring voting rights to convicted felons

Florida passes Amendment Four, restoring voting rights to convicted felonsVoters in the Sunshine State restore voting rights to an estimated 1.5 million convicted felons.



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Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Reports

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: ReportsDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested last year that he covertly



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We Need To Know Brett Kavanaugh's Role In Bush-Era Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

We Need To Know Brett Kavanaugh's Role In Bush-Era Anti-Gay Marriage AmendmentGOP leaders recently decided they wouldn't request records that Supreme Court



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Justice Elena Kagan Says The Supreme Court Turned The First Amendment 'Into A Sword'

Justice Elena Kagan Says The Supreme Court Turned The First Amendment 'Into A Sword'The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 that



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Students Nationwide Walk Out Of Schools To Show Support For Second Amendment Rights

Students Nationwide Walk Out Of Schools To Show Support For Second Amendment RightsHundreds of students nationwide walked out of their schools Wednesday to show



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South Carolina Republicans push bill that would allow secession if the US violates the Second Amendment

South Carolina Republicans push bill that would allow secession if the US violates the Second AmendmentSouth Carolina Republicans have introduced a bill that would give the state capital the power to secede from the United States if the federal government violates the Second Amendment and begins seizing legally purchased guns. The bill, which went to the state’s House Judiciary Committee Thursday, is unlikely to make it through the legislature this session, but its introduction sends a powerful message at a time when the US is seeing an intense debate about gun control. “The general assembly shall convene to consider whether to secede from the United States based upon the federal government’s unconstitutional violation of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution if the federal government confiscates legally purchased firearms in this state,” the bill reads.



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