Eric Holder Suggests Using 25th Amendment to Remove President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview at the Washington Post on February 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. During an interview with Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart, Holder discussed Special Counsel Robert Muller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US …
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Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday called for members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.

Amid a series of tweets commemorating the September 11 attacks, President Trump criticized the Justice Department, citing a quote from Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs. “ERIC Holder could be running the Justice Department right now and it would be behaving no differently than it is,” the president tweeted, citing Dobbs. In response, Holder accused President Trump of politizing the somber holiday. “This is not a day for the usual unhinged Trump politics,” Holder tweeted. “This is a day to remember the innocent Americans we lost and the brave first responders who gave their lives. They’re the best of America and we should honor their sacrifice.”

But the Obama-era Attorney General did not end the discussion there. Holder contended he led the Justice Department compassionately, fighting for health care and climate change, while standing up for agency careerists.

“Really?!’ he angrily replied to the same Trump tweet. “My DOJ would and did care. And continue to fight for protections for voting rights, health care, climate, LGBTQ rights, gun safety measures, criminal justice reform. Would stand up to Congressional hacks and for the career people at DOJ.”

Holder, echoing a common “resistance” talking point about being Donald Trump mentally unfit to be president, asked if the president and “Crazy Louie” were “nuts.” He concluded the tweet with the acronym “TFA,” which according to disgraced White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, is a reference to the evoking the 25th Amendment.

“Manigault Newman described the practice as something like a virtual eye-rolling about the boss, but the assertion comes just days after an anonymous op-ed in The New York Times suggested aides have considered invoking the 25th Amendment’s process of removing the president from office,” reported USA Today.

“We had a little hashtag, hashtag TFA, whenever he did something that was just so insane and so crazy and unhinged, when he would flip positions from one hour to the next, we’d just hashtag it ‘TFA’ and keep moving,” the Apprentice contestant told MSNBC in a recent interview.

The White House communications shop denied Manigault Newman’s claims.

“Everyone, even the media, knows she has no credibility. The idea this ever happened is completely ridiculous and just further shows that she will say and do anything to try and be relevant,” said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. “It’s embarrassing for the press to keep giving her a platform.”


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