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Brooks: I’m For Impeachment, But The 25th Amendment Is For Incapacitation, Which Trump Isn’t

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On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while he supports impeaching President Donald Trump, he is against the 25th Amendment. Because “That’s for incapacitation. The problem is, he’s not incapacitated.”

Brooks said, “I don’t support the 25th Amendment. That’s for incapacitation. The problem is, he’s not incapacitated. I would, I think, on the merits completely support impeachment.

If interfering with an election certification by sending an invading force is not an impeachable offense, I don’t know what is. And so, I do support that. I think it would be very useful. Even if the House did it, and the Senate was deliber… (Read more)