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Questions tagged [25th-amendment]

Use this tag when asking about questions that arise directly from, or pertain to, the 25th amendment of the United States constitution. The 25th amendment is known for explicitly codifying presidential succession, especially when a majority of his or her cabinet plus the Vice president say so.

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Are there any major differences between the powers of an acting president and the actual president?

Background Sections 3 and 4 of the 25th amendment talks about the role of Acting President. Section 3. Whenever the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker ...
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If the 25th amendment gets revoked?

What would happen if the 25th gets revoked and say Trump does get impeached or falls ill and can not be president. Would we then vote for president for the years the active president would have had ...
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Why would invoking the 25th amendment cause a constitutional crisis?

The recent opinion piece in the New York Times has two claims that I can't reconcile: Donald Trump is unfit to be president of the United States The constitutional crisis caused by invoking the 25th ...
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Line of Succession : Prior to VP Approval

Suppose the current president were to resign (or die while in office). Per section 1 of the 25th amendment, the Vice President becomes the President (right away, do not pass go, do not collect $200). ...
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What exactly happened during Reagan's invocation of the 25th Amendment?

I was reading the Wikipedia article on the 25th Amendment when I came across this confusing paragraph (I bolded the sections of interest): Fielding and White House Chief of Staff Donald Regan ...
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Application of US Constitution 25th Amendment

Article 4 of the 25th amendment of the US Constitution: Section 4. Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body ...