Some people within the US President Donald Trump’s cabinet have discussed removing their boss from power, a close ally of the Republican president claims.
Roger Stone, a long-time associate of Trump, said during an interview over the weekend that the rebels were plotting to out Trump by invoking the 25th Amendment of the US constitution.
“I have sources,” Stone told C-SPAN. “And yes, I believe there are some who have had this discussion. This is both outside the cabinet and in.”
“There is a plan afoot that is broader than just the cabinet. The 25th Amendment requires a majority of the cabinet and the vice president [to remove the president],” he added, noting that he would “probably report that fully at some point.”
The 25th Amendment defines outlines for the transition of power in case the president is unable or unfit to serve.
Since ratification, the amendment has been invoked six times, with the most far-reaching use…