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Pence Rejects Call To Invoke The 25th Amendment

ABC News reports: Vice President Pence on Tuesday rebuffed calls from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democrats to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. “I do not believe such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with the Constitution,” Pence wrote in a letter to Pelosi released Tuesday …

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Trump: “The 25 Amendment Is Of Zero Risk To Me But It Will Come Back To Haunt The Biden Administration”

CBS News reports: “I’d like to briefly address the events of last week. Millions of our citizens watched on Wednesday as a mob stormed the Capitol and trashed the halls of government. As I have consistently said throughout my administration, we believe in respecting America’s history and traditions, not tearing them down,” he said. The president dismissed any possibility that …

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REPORT: Pence Hasn’t Ruled Out 25th Amendment

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence has not ruled out an effort to invoke the 25th Amendment and wants to preserve the option in case President Donald Trump becomes more unstable, a source close to the vice president says. The source said there is some concern inside Pence’s team that there are risks to invoking the 25th Amendment or even …

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REUTERS: 57% Want Trump Removed Immediately

Reuters reports: Fifty-seven percent of Americans want Republican President Donald Trump to be immediately removed from office after he encouraged a protest this week that escalated into a deadly riot inside the U.S. Capitol, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The national public opinion survey, conducted Thursday and Friday, also showed that seven out of 10 of those who voted for …

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Graham: Yesterday Was A “Self-Inflicted Wound” For Trump But The 25th Amendment Isn’t Yet “Appropriate”

The Hill reports: Trump’s handling of the riots has sparked growing calls from Democrats for the 25th Amendment to be invoked. Sen. Lindsey Graham said, “I do not believe that’s appropriate at this point. I’m looking for a peaceful transfer of power. If something else happens all options would be on the table.” Graham, speaking to reporters, said Trump’s legacy …

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Pelosi: Trump Must Be Removed Immediately [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in calling for the removal of President Donald Trump in the wake of what many lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said was his incitement of the mob that stormed the Capitol. Pelosi said the House may proceed with impeachment if Vice President Mike Pence doesn’t …

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Schumer: Impeachment Or 25th Amendment Now

CNBC reports: The top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer called for President Donald Trump’s removal Thursday a day after a mob spurred by the president overran the Capitol as lawmakers tallied President-elect Joe Biden’s presidential win. “What happened at the U.S. Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the president. This president should not hold office one …

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Kinzinger: “It’s Time To Invoke The 25th Amendment”

CNN reports: On Thursday morning, Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois became the first Republican member of Congress to call for Trump’s removal from office. “It’s time to invoke the 25th Amendment and end this nightmare,” Kinzinger said in a video he published online. Some Cabinet members are holding preliminary discussions about invoking the 25th Amendment, a well-placed GOP source told …

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WaPo Board: Trump Must Be Removed Immediately

From the Washington Post editorial board: The president is unfit to remain in office for the next 13 days. Every second he retains the vast powers of the presidency is a threat to public order and national security. Vice President Pence, who had to be whisked off the Senate floor for his own protection, should immediately gather the Cabinet to …

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Trump Spreads Batshit Claim About GA Sec Of State

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump complains a lot about “fake news,” but on Tuesday night he shared some of his own. Trump continued to attack Governor Brian Kemp and Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger as he said they “are a complete disaster and don’t have a clue, or worse.” And then he went on to weave some kind of conspiracy …

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With Barr Now Gone, Trump Demands Special Counsel

Law & Crime reports: Hours after Bill Barr officially stepped down as Attorney General, President Donald Trump publicly called for a special counsel to look into the election results. Trump is refusing to accept the reality that he lost, and as a result he’s been entertaining all sorts of baseless and conspiratorial claims of voter fraud. Claims that, despite the …

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Pelosi Taunts Trump With 25th Amendment [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says she plans to talk about the 25th Amendment, which outlines presidential transfer of power procedures, on Friday. Pelosi told reporters during her weekly press conference at the Capitol on Thursday to come to the Hill “tomorrow” because she said, “We’re going to be talking about the 25th Amendment.” Pelosi did not …

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Trump Kills Stimulus Bill Until “After I Win The Election”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump put an end to months of negotiations over a COVID-19 stimulus package Tuesday, rejecting the Democrats’ latest offer and saying he wanted to postpone negotiations until after the election. In a Tuesday afternoon tweet, Trump said Democrats were “not negotiating in good faith” and was rejecting their offer. Trump’s announcement comes as many of …

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Trump Calls Harris A “Madwoman,” Says Democrats Want To Tear Down Empire State Building, Ban Animals

The Independent reports: Donald Trump on Thursday tore into Kamala Harris and other Democrats, saying the presumptive vice presidential nominee is a “mad woman” and claiming her party wants to get rid of “any kind of animals” and tear down New York’s famed Empire State Building. The president, trailing Joe Biden in nationally polls and ones in most key swing …

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Trump: “I Tested Positively Toward Negative, I Tested Perfectly This Morning, Positively Toward The Negative”

Yahoo News reports: “I tested very positively in another sense,” Trump said on the South Lawn before departing for Michigan to visit a Ford plant that is assembling ventilators. “So this morning, yeah, I tested positively toward negative, right? So no, I tested perfectly this morning. Meaning, meaning I tested negative. But that’s a way of saying it, positively toward …

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Trump Suggests “Injecting Disinfectant” To Treat COVID

The Independent reports: Donald Trump, a businessman by training and trade, floated more trial medical trial balloons on Thursday night – repeatedly suggesting disinfectant be injected into the bodies of humans to cure coronavirus patients while doubling down on his claims that sunlight kills the deadly virus. “I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute. …

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Trump Taunts Governors: Go For It, I Love A “Mutiny”

The Metro reports: The president implied there could be harsh consequences for governors like Cuomo, writing: ‘Tell the Democrat Governors that “Mutiny On The Bounty” was one of my all time favorite movies. A good old fashioned mutiny every now and then is an exciting and invigorating thing to watch, especially when the mutineers need so much from the Captain. …

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At Virus Briefing, Trump Jokes About Fucking Models

The New York Daily News reports: He just can’t help himself. President Trump joked about being “involved in” models during a coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. The quip came while the president was fielding questions about the trajectory of the pandemic. “The models show hundreds of thousands of people are going to die and you know what …

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Trump Issues Bizarre Misspelled Rant On Misspellings

Mediaite reports: It seems that CNN claimed that Trump misspelled “little” as “liddle.” The word “liddle” however, is not a word found in any reputable dictionary, though the Commander in Chief is clearly using a unique spelling on purpose, as he has used that term before. The other problem for Trump is that CNN did not accurately cite the use …

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Trump Rages About The “Crazy Lamestream Media”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday lashed out at the news media and the Democratic party, two of his favorite targets, in a set of Labor Day morning tweets. Trump seemed to be referring to an article published Sunday in the Washington Post that detailed the president’s summer. Among other incidents from the summer, the report covered Trump’s attacks …

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