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Historian advises VP Pence to plan temporary power transfer


Donald Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis could invoke the 25th amendment to the Constitution, which ensures a smooth transfer of power to the vice president, even if only temporary, in case the president is incapacitated. Vice President Mike Pence receives advice on why some experts believe drafting a plan to transfer power in case of an emergency is critical to fulfilling his duties to the American people, which presidential historian Michael Beschloss asserts to María Teresa Kumar.