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Pence rejects calls to remove Donald Trump using 25th amendment – ABC News

The US Vice-President says it is not in the best interests of the nation to remove Donald Trump from office, claiming now is the time to “unite our country as we…

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United States Vice-President Mike Pence says he will not invoke the 25th amendment to remove Donald Trump as President, rejecting Democratic-led calls to do so.

  • The 25th amendment was created to deal with presidential succession and disability
  • Mr Pence said the mechanism should not be used “as a means of punishment or usurpation”
  • Ms Pelosi previously said she would move to impeach Mr Trump if the Vice-President refused to declare him unfit for office

In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mr…

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