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Who decides whether Trump is unfit to govern?

His supporters judged that egotism was compatible with leadership

Peter D. Kramer & Sally L. Satel | NYT 

The mental health of Donald Trump has been under scrutiny since he began running for president. Now 28 Democratic Congress members have signed on to a bill, introduced in April, that could lead to a formal evaluation of his fitness. The bill seeks to set in motion a part of the 25th Amendment that empowers Congress to establish a body to assess the president’s ability to govern. The commission created by the bill would have 11 members, at least eight of whom would be doctors, including four psychiatrists. If the commission doctors found Mr. Trump unfit to govern and the vice ...

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First Published: Wed, August 30 2017. 10:22 IST