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Donald Trump’s coronavirus infection highlights gaps in 25th Amendment, raising questions of succession

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Kyle Cheney, Daniel Lippman and Nahal Toosi on on October 3, 2020.On March 3, 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower penned a terse, 190-word letter to his deputy and would-be successor, Richard Nixon. Eisenhower, then 67 and still in poor health after a 1955 heart attack, wanted to document the informal understanding he and Nixon had reached about how a president should hand over his powers …

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