‘Their loyalty under law is…to the Constitution of the United States…’
(Kaylee McGhee, Liberty Headlines) Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said Trump administration officials should invoke the 25th Amendment and remove the president from office if he cannot fulfill his duties.
At a campaign rally on Sunday in Las Vegas, Warren responded to a CBS interview with former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe, in which the disgraced FBI official revealed the Justice Department considered invoking the 25th Amendment in an attempt to remove Trump from the White House.
“My point here is that if they believe that Donald Trump cannot fulfill the obligations of his office, then they have a constitutional responsibility to invoke the 25th amendment,” Warren said, according to the Nevada Independent. “Their loyalty under law is not to him personally. It is to the Constitution of the United States and to the people of United States.”
During his interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” McCabe said he and the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein discussed how many cabinet members who support Trump’s removal.
“Rod raised the issue and discussed it with me in the context of thinking about how many other cabinet officials might support such an effort,” McCabe said.
A spokeswoman for McCabe said his comments were taken out of context and that the former acting FBI director had never participated in discussions to remove the president from office.
Regardless, Warren suggested McCabe’s interview proves Trump is incapable of adequately doing the job he was elected to do.
“Start with the fact that the Trump administration is the most corrupt administration in living memory,” Warren said. “But we’ve had problems in Washington for a long, long time, so how about some structural change?”
Warren has blasted the Trump administration repeatedly over the past few weeks as she works her way across the campaign trail.
But few people are taking her seriously.
During a campaign event in Atlanta on Saturday, an attendee called Warren out for her false claims of Native American ancestry.
“Why did you lie?” the man asked, holding a “1/2020th” sign.
“Hold on. We’ll get to lots of policy, I promise. Ok?” Warren responded. “Be easy, be easy.”