U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the use of the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the current U.S. President Donald Trump from power. This is reported by the television channel CNBC, citing sources.
As noted, they abandoned the idea, because the process of removal would take too much time, and the term of Trump’s presidency expires on January 20.
Also, difficulties could arise in voting for the introduction of the amendment, as the heads of some departments would not be able to participate in it.
Earlier, it became known that Trump had been discussing his own pardon with his entourage in recent weeks in a preventive manner.
On January 6, supporters of incumbent President Donald Trump stormed the building of the U.S. Congress, interrupting a session at which the results of the last election were to be approved. Four people died as a result of the incident. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a curfew. According to the latest reports, charges have been filed against 55 participants in the siege.