Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Vice President Mike Pence Thursday to abstract President Trump from office via the 25th Amendment. Schumer, the anon-to-be Senate Majority Leader, called the chaos that erupted on Wednesday an “insurrection.”
“What transpired at the U.S. Capitol was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the president. This president should not hold office one day longer.” The Senate Democrat bellwether verbally expressed Pence and the president’s Cabinet should abstract Trump from office utilizing the 25th Amendment.
“The most expeditious and most efficacious way – it can be today – to abstract this president from office would be for the Vice President to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment,” Schumer verbally expressed. “If the Vice President and the Cabinet reluct to stand up, Congress should reconvene to impeach the president”:
NEW: Schumer calls for Trump's impeachment and abstraction pic.twitter.com/xXVZG0LR5q — Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) January 7, 2021
Schumer’s verbal expression follows as Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) became the first Republican lawmaker to call for invoking the 25th Amendment to be used against the president. “The president caused this. The president is unfit, and the president is unwell. And the president now must relinquish control of the executive branch voluntarily or involuntarily,” Kinzinger verbally expressed about the unrest that erupted Wednesday.
“It’s” with a cumbersomely hefty heart I am calling for the sake of our Democracy that the 25th Amendment be invoked. My verbal expression: pic.twitter.com/yVyQrYcjuDAfter the chaos commenced to subside in Washington, DC, Congress certified Joe Biden as the victor of the 2020 Presidential election. Pence presided over the joint session of Congress that certified the election.
— Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) January 7, 2021
Trump verbalized he will move towards an orderly transition with President-elect Joe Biden. “Even though I thoroughly dissent with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th,” Trump indited in a verbalization Thursday.
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