Trump vs. the 25th Amendment

Trump and the Insurrection Act

The 25th Amendment to the U.S. constitution, ratified in 1967, outlines the procedures for unusual cases of succession for presidents and vice presidents: assassination and resignation and inability. Talk of such action has swirled around Donald Trump. but more crucially, it provides a window into the ability of the U.S. government to self-correct under extraordinary circumstances. For this week’s podcast, we spoke to Jay Berman, a Congressional staffer who was instrumental in giving the Amendment life.