Rep. Roy to Newsmax: VP Harris Must, But Won’t, Trigger 25th Amendment

Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, told Newsmax on Tuesday that congressional Republicans believe President Joe Biden, 81, is unfit to fulfill his duties as commander in chief and are pressing Vice President Kamala Harris to invoke the 25th Amendment and begin the process for Biden’s removal.

The 25th Amendment, ratified in 1967 in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, deals with presidential disability and succession. It states the vice president, in this case Harris, would replace the president if they die in office or resign, or if a majority of members of the president’s Cabinet notify Congress that the president unable to fulfill the duties of their office.

It has been raised often since Biden’s disastrous debate performance against former President Donald Trump on June 27, which amplified fears of Biden’s long-suspected cognitive decline.

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