Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, New Jersey, en route to Washington from Trump National Golf Club.
Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, New Jersey, en route to Washington from Trump National Golf Club. Carolyn Kaster

Democrats start Plan B for Trump

US POLITICIANS are so seriously concerned about President Donald Trump's sanity they are making a plan that could remove from the White House.

A group of Democrats has put forward a bill to propose a committee that could declare Mr Trump "incapacitated” and remove him from office.

The increasing level of concern over the deteriorating situation in the White House comes as questions have been raised over the President's state of mind following a series of bizarre and even aggressive tweets.

At least 25 Democrats are backing a bill that would create a congressional oversight commission with the power to declare the President "incapacitated” and lead to his removal from office.

The bill refers to an obscure part of the Constitution that provides for a president's replacement if he "becomes disabled” and can't or won't resign.

Leading the charge is Jamie Raskin, a former constitutional law professor.

In an interview with Yahoo, Mr Raskin made the case for keeping a watch on the President's mental health.

"I assume every human being is allowed one or two errant and seemingly deranged tweets,” the congressman said.

"The question is whether you have a sustained pattern of behaviour that indicates something is seriously wrong ... where are we going to be in six months, 12 months, 18 months from now?

"The presidency is considered extremely stressful for people with the strongest mental health. We need to be prepared for all eventualities.” - Liz Burke



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