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House Votes to Pressure Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment After He Rejected to Do So

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House Votes to Pressure Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment After He Rejected to Do So

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to approve a resolution that urges Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office even though Pence rejected the pressure to do so. In a 223-205 vote, the Democrat-controlled House passed the measure that called on Pence to invoke the amendment that declares Trump incapable of discharging his duties. This comes shortly after Pence informed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a letter that he does not believe that invoking the 25th Amendment is in the best interest of the nation or consistent with the Constitution. “[W]ith just eight days left in the President’s term, you and the Democratic Caucus are demanding that the Cabinet and I invoke the 25th Amendment,” he wrote. “I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with our Constitution.” “Last week, …

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