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McConnell: Pelosi talking about the 25th Amendment and Trump is 'absurd'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's proposal to establish a commission to determine whether a president is capable of discharging his office is "absurd" and should not be taken seriously, just a few weeks ahead of a presidential election.

Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., on Friday held a news conference about their proposal, which would set up a "Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office" under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution.

McConnell, R-Ky., was asked about the proposal later Friday and appeared to insinuate that it is a political stunt with suspect timing.  "That's absurd.

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