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Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday evening rejected the possibility of stripping President Trump of his powers through the 25th Amendment, berating a House resolution calling on the Vice President to do so.
“I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interests of our nation or in accordance with our Constitution,” Pence wrote in a letter to President Nancy Pelosi. “I urge you and every member of Congress to avoid actions that would further divide and ignite the passions of the moment.”
“I will not give in now to the efforts of the House of Representatives to play political games at such a serious time in the life of our nation,” the vice president wrote.