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Old 11-07-2019, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Julius Henry View Post
Here's the relevant portion of the 25th amendment. The phrase I bolded at the end suggests no limits to the powers of the Acting President.
Is enacting the 25th amendment the same process as dealing with an absent president or a temporarily disabled president (by disabled think something like a coma)?

By which I mean, I thought the 25th amendment amounted to permanent removal of the president from office because they cannot fulfill their duties for some reason.

I do not think that is the same thing as an acting president who is there to fill the seat while the president is incapacitated but expected to recover in some time...just too much time to leave the seat vacant.
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