Richard Painter: Trump Needs to be ‘Removed Under the 25th Amendment’


On Monday night, former George W. Bush ethics czar Richard Painter said on MSNBC that it is clear that President Donald Trump is “not well” and needs to be removed under the 25th Amendment.

“I think we need to understand, though, why we’re in this situation,” Painter said, referring to Trump declaring a national emergency.  “The president is not well at all mentally. I think he’s an extreme narcissist.”

He further added: “He has been denied what he wants, his wall, and he is having a hissy fit. He is out of control, and he will not take ‘no’ for an answer from Congress.”

Then after noting Trump “is a man who believes Vladimir Putin rather than his own intelligence sources,” Painter said this: “[Trump] is not capable of doing the job. He does need to be removed under the 25th amendment, but he stocked his cabinet with people who are unwilling to do that, and Congress is apparently unwilling to even try to remove him through impeachment.”

Watch above, via MSNBC

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