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Some House Dems planning town hall event on Trump's mental health next month

Added 06-05-19 08:35:02pm EST - “"I mean, this is really a national emergency."” - Hotair.com


Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “Some House Dems planning town hall event on Trump's mental health next month”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Between this and the George Will post, you can see the outlines of the 2020 campaign shaping up: “We may be weird but this guy is crazy.”

As far as I can tell from the Examiner’s report, this isn’t an “official” Democratic event. It has the support of a big-name House Democrat, John Yarmuth, but there’s no indication that it’ll be held in the Capitol and enjoy the caucus’s official sanction.

Then again, it was just two weeks ago that Nancy Pelosi went on national television and said she was praying that Trump’s staff and family would stage an “intervention” with him, wink wink, so official sanction isn’t entirely off the table here.

“The president’s condition has been visibly deteriorating to the point where there’s a lot of talk right now about his mental state beyond mental health professionals,” [Yale professor Dr. Bandy] Lee said. “It no longer takes a mental health professional to recognize the seriousness of the current presidency.”

The date for the town hall hasn’t been set but would be held “imminently soon within the next couple of weeks,” said Lee, who said the event was meant to be bipartisan. Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., who has called for Trump’s impeachment, confirmed the event was in the works, but said it would be more likely to occur in July because lawmakers have a full plate in June with spending bills…


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