Pelosi unveils bill to assess presidential capacity
Washington (AFP) - US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump's chief rival in Congress, proposed a commission Friday to assess a president's capacity for carrying out his duties -- a move that highlights concerns about Trump's health weeks before the election.Despite the conspicuous timing of the unveiling, Pelosi insisted that "this is not about President Trump," who has been treated for Covid-19 for the past week and is desperate to return to campaigning."He will face the judgment of the voters," the top Democrat said. "But he shows the need to create a process for future presidents."Pelos...
Democrats want panel to investigate Trump capacity to govern
Washington (AFP) - US Democrats on Thursday proposed a commission to investigate whether Donald Trump is mentally fit for office -- and look at the constitutional options for his removal if necessary.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, told reporters that on Friday she and other Democrats would introduce a measure relating to the US Constitution's 25th Amendment, which allows for the vice president to take over should it be determined that the president "is unable" to fulfill his duties.Pelosi's office said Friday's bill would "help ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership in the highest office i...