(NationalSentinel) In what is quickly becoming the latest excuse for Democrats to complain about President Donald Trump’s alleged instability, now they want to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office unless he can “get a grip.”Â Talk about your sound-bite narratives.
As reported byÂ The Hill last week:
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) in a floor speech this weekÂ called for a review of the Constitution’s procedures for removing a president. He warned the 25th Amendment of the Constitution falls short when it comes toÂ mental or emotional fitness for office.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a weekend interview with CNNâ€™s â€œState of the Unionâ€ said thatÂ â€œa fewâ€ Republican colleagues have expressed concern to him about Trump’s mental health.
And Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) plans toÂ introduce legislation that would require the presence of a psychiatrist or psychologist in the White House.
Wow. JustÂ who is unhinged here?
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Democrats have already divided the nation by race, creed, ethnicity, religious beliefs, social and economic status – now they want to divide it byÂ mental stability. That, of course, is inviting criticism that they’ve just gone too far.
â€œItâ€™s divisive. The bottom line is, if Trump doesnâ€™t succeed, we all fail. Itâ€™s time to give the guy a chance,â€Â said Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.).
Reps. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) bothÂ burst out laughing when told some Democratic colleagues were questioning Trumpâ€™s mental health.
â€œAre you serious?â€ Hunter asked. â€œYeah, I donâ€™t care what they say.â€
â€œI think thatâ€™s a stretch,â€ Simpson said.
Oh, atÂ least. So again, who is it that isÂ really unhinged here – the president, who has been enough in command of his faculties to have amassed billions of dollars in fortune, or Democratic lawmakers unable to get over the loss of their corrupt candidate, Hillary Clinton, and accept the reality that she was beaten by a former reality TV star?
Too bad the 25th Amendment doesn’t mention anything about members of Congress.