He recently told security chief Keith Schiller, 'I hate everyone in the White House!
"Obviously, when a public official, much less the president, threatens media outlets with any kind of legal proceedings, it is a cause for grave concern as a First Amendment matter", Georgetown University media law expert Andrew Schwartzman tells the Washington Post, adding that Trump "is ignorant over details like what the law actually requires or permits". The 25th Amendment was adopted following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
Its four sections prescribe the procedures for the replacement of both the president and vice president's office in case of death, removal, resignation or incapacitation, respectively.
Colbert also had some fun with this part of the report, sarcastically saying, "We could be reaching a whole new level of angry Trump..."
Both Tillerson and Trump were quick to deny such allegations.
"Bannon warned Trump several months ago that the biggest threat to his presidency is not impeachment by Congress, but the 25th Amendment, which could allow his Cabinet to vote to remove him".
He cited a Politico report that said White House staffers have to use visual aids and parenting-like tactics to distract Trump from making bad decisions.
A Google Trend result for the number of "25th Amendment" searches shows a sharp increase following the inauguration of Donald Trump.