In the year since President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, a myriad of constitutional issues has so far arisen during his term in office. Here is a review of our coverage of these important topics.
In a new Vanity Fair article, the magazine claims former White House adviser Steve Bannon warned President Donald Trump that his own Cabinet could remove him by invoking the 25th amendment. Is that how the amendment actually works?
Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen look at how the Twenty-Fifth Amendment seeks to answer a series of questions raised by the original Constitution’s treatment of presidential and vice-presidential vacancies and presidential disability.
The 25th amendment to the Constitution is getting a bit of public attention these days. So what does the amendment do and why does it remain a hot topic, since its ratification in 1967?
On the 227th birthday of John Tyler, Constitution Daily looks back at the legacy of a most unusual President who established the concept of presidential succession and eventually was elected to the Confederate Congress.
Akhil Reed Amar of Yale University and Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute explain how succession works and how it can be improved.
ABC’s new drama highlights a person who is almost never discussed, and a constitutional issue that often flies under the radar.
The New York Times reported last week that Vice President Joe Biden briefly considered resigning after his son’s death. But the serious implications of such a move would be well understood by Biden, who is intimately familiar with Congress and the executive branch.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at Zachary Taylor – who unexpectedly opposed the expansion of slavery but died after eating a bowl of cherries.
This amendment clarifies the Constitution's previously ambiguous language about presidential succession, explicitly confirming the long-standing custom that when a president dies in office the vice president becomes president, rather than acts as president.