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WATCH : House asks Vice President Mike Pence to invoke 25th Amendment

Expected to happen at about 11 a.m.

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP)

On Monday morning, the U.S. House is expected to ask Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment.

House expected to ask Vice President Mike Pence to invoke 25th Amendment

Watch as the U.S. House is expected to ask Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment, declaring President Trump as unable to serve.

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Monday, January 11, 2021

It’s expected to happen at about 11 a.m.

The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Consitution would make Pence the acting President of the United States.

Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.

Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no inability exists, he shall resume the powers and duties of his office unless the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive department or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit within four days to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office. Thereupon Congress shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in session. If the Congress, within twenty-one days after receipt of the latter written declaration, or, if Congress is not in session, within twenty-one days after Congress is required to assemble, determines by two-thirds vote of both Houses that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the President shall resume the powers and duties of his office.

Section 4 of the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

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