Alan Dershowitz: Time to fill the gaping hole in the Constitution | TheHill

News coverage of the 25th Amendment, which Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking against President Trump, has underscored a dangerous reality.

There is a gaping hole in our process outlined in the Constitution for removing a president who is not doing his or her job. The impeachment criteria cover “crimes and misdemeanors.” The 25th Amendment covers a president who is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”

But there are many possible situations that are not covered by these provisions that may well warrant removal.

Source: Alan Dershowitz: Time to fill the gaping hole in the Constitution | TheHill

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