The 25th amendment allows for the Vice President to become president in the event of death, resignation, removal from office or impairment that prevents the current president from fulfilling his or her duties.
Donald Trump kicks off 2018 by calling for his political opponents to be jailed
By Laura Clawson
Tuesday Jan 02, 2018 · 8:26 AM EST
Donald Trump is not exactly turning over a new page in the new year. He didn’t make it two days into 2018 before calling for a political opponent to be jailed.
Yes, that’s the man whose inner circle is being indicted one by one as part of an investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russian election hackers, calling for his former opponent’s top aide to be jailed for lax email security practices that have been thoroughly investigated already.
And check out that kicker: “Also on Comey & others.” Trump can’t even keep himself to wishing for one political prisoner at a time. His imagination is busy populating an entire prison with people who’ve dared to oppose him, stand up to him or make him look bad.
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS PROHIBITING
OFFICIALS AT THE NATION'S PUBLIC HEALTH
AGENCY FROM USING A LIST OF SEVERAL WORDS
OR PHRASES - INCLUDING "FETUS" AND
"TRANSGENDER" - IN OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS
BEING PRREPARED FOR NEXT YEAR'S BUDGET.
HAVE WE FORGOTTEN......
The system of checks and balances is used to keep the government from getting too powerful in one branch. For example, the Executive Branch can veto bills from the Legislative Branch, but the Legislative Branch can override the veto..