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Andrew McCabe Says DOJ Seriously Discussed Assembling Trump's Cabinet to Remove ...

• by Colby Hall

"There were meetings at the Justice Department at which it was discussed whether the vice president and a majority of the cabinet could be brought together to remove the president of the United States under the 25th Amendment," Pelley said of his conversations McCabe.

A short clip of entire 60 Minutes segment aired Wednesday on CBS Morning, but the more interesting part came in the panel discussion afterward, in which Pelley described what he found to be the "most illuminating and surprising thing" they discussed: the eight days that followed President Donald Trump's firing of then FBI Director James Comey.

Pelley shared how McCabe explained what was happening behind the scenes at the highest levels of the FBI and Department of Justice in which serious discussions of invoking the 25th amendment to remove a sitting president.