Sunday, August 20, 2017

New Bill Would Require Donald Trump To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn’t a psychiatrist, but she wants to make the president see one.


By Carla Herreria

A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam to determine if he is stable enough to stay in office.

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced the bill on Friday. Should the results of the said exam be unfavorable, the bill calls for Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Cabinet to remove Trump from office.

The move would invoke the 25th Amendment, a rarely-used constitutional provision that allows the vice president and a majority of Cabinet members to jointly remove the president from office and replace him with the vice president.  Read more >>

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