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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy calls for 25th Amendment to be invoked to remove President Trump from office

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 2:41 PM

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Another Florida congressperson has called for the 25th Amendment to be invoked to remove President Trump from office. And it is Central Florida's U.S. house representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Winter Park.

On Thursday afternoon, Murphy posted on her Twitter account that "the President incited a violent insurrection — proof he's unable to uphold the Constitution."

"The 25th Amendment should be invoked & the President removed to ensure a peaceful transition of power," said Murphy.
Murphy, a centrist Democrat who leads the Blue Dog Coalition for the 116th Congress, joins a growing number of members of Congress — including U.S. house leadership — calling for the president to be removed from office via the 25th Amendment.

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