US VP Mike Pence Rejects Invoking 25th Amendment To Oust Donald Trump

Washington: United States Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, said that he will not “yield to pressure” to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Donald Trump from office.

In a letter to Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mike wrote, “With just eight days left in the President’s term, you and Democratic Caucus are demanding that the Cabinet and I invoke the 25th Amendment. I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with our Constitution,” as quoted by Times of India.

He noted that he did not “yield to political pressure to exert pressure beyond my constitutional authority to determine the outcome of the election, and I will not now yield to efforts in the House of Representatives to play political games at a time so serious in the life of our Nation.”

Pence  also wrote that invoking the 25th Amendment “in such a manner would set a terrible precedent.”

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