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What is the 25th Amendment and how would it work now? – Sydney Morning Herald

How Mike Pence could legally and temporarily assume control if Trump becomes incapacitated by coronavirus.



The 25th Amendment’s Section 4 also offers a path to stripping a president of power if, for instance, his Cabinet believes he has become incapacitated, but this has never been invoked.
Section 3 precedents
On July 13, 1985, President Ronald Reagan elected to have a precancerous lesion removed after it was discovered during a colonoscopy. He signed a letter that, while not specifically invoking Section 3, said he was mindful of its provisions. Vice-president George H.W. Bush was acting presiden…

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