Ex-GOP senator: Trump is 'sick of mind,' should be removed from office

Ex-GOP senator: Trump is 'sick of mind,' should be removed from office
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Former GOP Sen. Gordon Humphrey (N.H.), a longtime critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Watergate prosecutor: Trump taking the fifth would be political suicide Comey: I’m ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ by Republican party Comey, Anderson Cooper clash over whether memo release violated FBI rules MORE, said on Wednesday the commander in chief is "sick of mind" and urged New Hampshire's lawmakers to support calls to remove him from office.

In a letter sent to Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-N.H.) first reported by local news station WMUR, Humphrey accuses Trump of making a bad situation worse with his recent promise that North Korea would face "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten the U.S.

"President Trump's threat to rain down 'fire and fury' on North Korea is like pouring gasoline on a fire," Humphrey wrote. "It's crazy."

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Humphrey asks Kuster to support a bill in the House that would establish a test to determine if the president is mentally fit for office.

"Donald Trump is seriously sick. He is dangerous," Humphrey said in the letter. "As a citizen, former U.S. Senator, and twelve-year member of the Armed Services Committee, I urge you to act [at] once.

"Donald Trump should be relieved of the powers of the presidency at the earliest date."

Humphrey said the escalating crisis with North Korea compels Congress to act.

"Donald Trump is impaired by a seriously sick psyche," he wrote. "His sick mind and reckless conduct could consume the lives of millions."

Humphrey supported Ohio Gov. John Kasich during the 2016 GOP primary and endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKim Kardashian West defends Kanye on Trump: 'He's a free thinker, is that not allowed?' Trump comments on Fifth Amendment resurface after Cohen filing The 'Handmaid's Tale' liberal feminists created MORE in the general election. He trashed Trump repeatedly throughout the campaign, urging the RNC to replace Trump as the nominee months before Election Day.