Law360, New York (July 20, 2017, 10:26 PM EDT) -- If President Donald Trump is removed from office for conspiring with the Russians to sway the 2016 election, Vice President Mike Pence will become president (assuming that Pence is not also implicated). Under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution, if the president is removed from office, "the Vice President shall become President."
The 25th Amendment makes perfect sense if the misconduct leading to the removal is unrelated to the election. For example, if President Bill Clinton had been removed from office for lying under oath about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, no concerns would have been raised about Vice President Al...
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