Psychiatrists Warns Congress About Dangers Of Trump’s Declining Mental State

Psychiatrists Warns Congress About Dangers Of Trump’s Declining Mental State


A group of several hundred psychiatrists and
other mental health professionals have sent a letter to Congress urging them to include
Donald Trump’s cognitive decline in their impeachment inquiry. The group is led by three people, one of them,
Dr. Bandy Lee, who we have spoken about at length here at Ring of Fire. The other, George Washington University professor,
Dr. John Zinner and former CIA profiler, Dr. Jerrold Post. Now, these three psychiatrists and mental
health professionals are warning Congress in their letter that Donald Trump’s mental
state is declining and it is declining rapidly. But that’s obvious to anyone with even the
slightest little bit of psychology, but what they’re warning about is not just that it’s
that there are going to be dire consequences if this is not addressed. Now, all three of those people have volunteered
to testify in the impeachment inquiry, which is brilliant. Let’s bring them in. Let’s hear it from these mental health professionals
under oath, the people who, as they say in the letter, are trained to recognize these
types of things. Let’s hear from them. Let’s put them on national TV. Let’s put them out there in these articles,
telling the public what’s actually happening. That’s what needs to happen. Everyone needs to hear from these people because
the vast majority of people in this country, probably 99% or more, aren’t going to read
the letter to Congress. They’re not going to watch this video. They’re not gonna watch these other interviews
or read these other articles where these professionals have been interviewed. What they will do, a good portion of them,
is watch those impeachment hearings. And so that’s why this needs to happen. I’m going to read a couple of excerpts here
from this letter because this is absolutely remarkable, and this is Dr. Bandy Lee. Failing to monitor or to understand the psychological
aspects of impeachment on Mr. Trump or discounting them could lead to catastrophic outcomes. We implore Congress to take these dangerous
signs seriously and to constrain his destructive impulses. We and many others are available to give important
relevant recommendations as well as to educate the public so that we can maximize our collective
safety. And they’re right, this is a public safety
issue. This man has the nuclear codes. This man is in charge of the military. This man is in charge of the FBI and the CIA. He has all of these tools at his disposal
to do whatever the hell he wants anywhere the planet. That’s a danger. His tariffs that he put in place because he
got mad at China are costing American citizens $40 billion a year. His policies of bending over backwards for
corporations are making us breathe dirtier air and drink dirtier water and sending about
1300 people per year to an early grave. Those are dire consequences that we’re already
living with. Imagine what happens as this man continues,
as these psychiatrists point out, to lose his grip on reality. He is detached from reality is what they say. They continue. The one thing we are trained to do is to distinguish
between what is healthy and what is abnormal, and when the pattern of abnormality fits,
then we recognize that it is pathology and not part of the wide variation of which healthy
human beings are capable. What we recognize is a pattern of disease,
and that may look like another political ideology or another political style to the everyday
person who is unfamiliar with pathology, but to us it is a very recognizable pattern. His detachment from reality, his pathology
is actually gaining ground more quickly than the ability of rational actors to bring up
the facts. Meaning he’s getting too crazy that even we
can’t fact check him or continue to diagnose him because it’s getting so bad. For years now, we have been saying, how about
we listen to these people, but I’m going to narrow that focus down real quick. Congress, listen to these professionals. They want to come and talk to you. They want to add his mental health to the
impeachment inquiry. Let them do it because this is a story the
public needs to hear and they won’t hear it if you don’t invite these people to come testify.

100 Comments on "Psychiatrists Warns Congress About Dangers Of Trump’s Declining Mental State"


  1. Why this might not be the best strategy…
    For at least a decade adherents of the far right have been labeling moderates and progressives as crazy, mentally ill. For exactly the same amount of time those said accused have pointed out that this is an act of projection by their accusers.
    They see themselves in his irrational behavior. That's the greater part of his appeal. They recognize that identifying (they would say falsely labeling) his mental illness implies that they too are irrational. This is a truth (insult) they will never accept. Pointing out that Trump is mentally ill and getting worse doesn't impeach him in their eyes. It endears him to them further as a fellow victim — not of mental illness but of "unwarranted persecution".

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  2. I’ve been saying a component of attack should have included getting under his skin and prodding him. He will lose it.
    Oh the white Supremacist white Christians will defend him. Consequently, they (the party and the religion) will be irreparably damaged for generations.

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  3. Agreed! Every bit of evidence that further proves how absolutely dumb and mentally retarded he truly is should be brought out and showed to the whole world! Do it!

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  4. His abuse of power, obstruction of justice, and betrayal of the united states are sound articles of impeachment. His advancing mental debility is a sound 25th-amendment issue, but would not constitute an impeachment issue. Impeachment addresses abuse of power and senile dementia is not an abuse of power.

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  5. And the point of them including this information would be? None, because republicans have their heads shoved so far in the sand they are more likely to hear people in Russia then they are to listen to reason and facts

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  6. Which is more dangerous…..This man, or the millions that hang on his every word?? Say he is removed…for any reason…you think those millions just go silent, too? The problems in this country run far deeper than one man. Removing one will not stop what is set in motion. It is a good place to start…but, it is only a start. Both aisles of government need a thorough cleansing. Better education is needed everywhere, and so many other things that can not happen iuntil the corporate owners grip is broken. They have spent a whole lot of money over the last….50+ years making sure they have purchased all the rights to most of the elected seats everywhere across the country. From D.C. to the State Houses. They have no plans to just let that all go. They have paid well for their establishment. And, it has made sure they have gotten it all back and then some.

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  7. After World War 2 had ended there were those in Japan that said, "If we knew where it would lead us, we would have ripped down the palace of the emporer with out bear hands until our fingernails bled." Your time for action is short America !

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  8. It’ll never happen! The GOP will continue to stick their heads in the sand and block and and all who may be able to discredit Trump with FACTS!! As long as there is a GOP and the MAGA idiots, Trump will remain protected…..even to the peril of our entire nation and way of life. Trump will die sooner than later but the GOP will continue its scorched earth campaign against liberal America….which is over 60% of the nation.

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  9. Off his rocker but Red Hat supporters don't get it head in sand when he sets something off that can be recalled and gets us destroyed but the Red Hat supporters it will be to late. Dumb ASSES follow the CHOSEN ONE KING OF ISRAEL WHAT A JOKE.

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  10. It is professionally irresponsible for mental health professionals to provide an armchair diagnosis to someone they have never met based solely on media reports.

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  11. Do you people ever think for yourselves? Wow.. 🙊🙉🙈👽💢💩

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  12. "Thou shalt not diagnose people you haven't had a conversation with." Medical doctors and 'ologists both follow this rule, and with good reason. This is up there with 'first, do no harm.' It's an axiomatic rule you can never break. Not 'shouldn't', can't – soon as you're diagnosing someone over the TV, you're not doing so in your capacity as a mental health proffessional, because it's reckless and it breaks confidentiality, which disinclines others from seeking help for fear of being, say, fired.

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  13. "When Trump starts to froth at the mouth while giving a rant at a rally…good sign for America or a bad sign?"

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  14. BEHOLD THE SON OF LAWLESSNESS THE SON OF PERDITION TRUMP JESUS PROPHESIED ABOUT WAKE UP AMERICA SATAN IS IN THE WHITEHOUSE

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  15. I'm a member of this organization – they are desperately trying to congress to generally take his mental health AND his dangerousness seriously. I can assure you it is an UPHILL struggle.
    Even the Dems dont want to talk about his mental health. Dr Lee and others regularly offer their services but are met with silence.

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  16. I'm a member of this organization – they are desperately trying to congress to generally take his mental health AND his dangerousness seriously. I can assure you it is an UPHILL struggle.
    Even the Dems dont want to talk about his mental health. Dr Lee and others regularly offer their services but are met with silence.

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  17. I'm a member of this organization – they are desperately trying to congress to generally take his mental health AND his dangerousness seriously. I can assure you it is an UPHILL struggle.
    Even the Dems dont want to talk about his mental health. Dr Lee and others regularly offer their services but are met with silence.

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  18. I'm a member of this organization – they are desperately trying to congress to generally take his mental health AND his dangerousness seriously. I can assure you it is an UPHILL struggle.
    Even the Dems dont want to talk about his mental health. Dr Lee and others regularly offer their services but are met with silence.

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  19. "People are flushing the toilet 10 or 15 times"
    "Women have to stop giving birth in the 9th month"
    These are things he said THIS WEEKEND..!

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  20. People, pick up that phone and CALL your senators and reps and DEMAND that they pay heed to the letter. It's a matter of life – YOUR life and Death of Sanity as we know it if Trump is ALLOWED to continue!

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  21. meanwhile the kkkult doesn't believe mental health is a thing and continue to call them a god, and the "professionals"that call that thing mentally stable never came out to the public. weird.

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  22. Congress won't listen to these scholars and wise learned experts, Would be surprised if they did,and you know why? Well the majority in the Congress are just a lot of selfish dishonest opportunistic liars who care for their own self interests and careers not for the national interests of America.In that respect they aren't better than the deranged President tbey want to impeach or remove or protect,for the majority of them.Its sad for America but its the evident truth.

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  23. I've worked with Dr. Bandy Lee and she is an amazing person that knows what she's talking about. She was my my adjunct Prof prior to that.. People, listen to her.

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  24. The fact that this shithouse rat is still running amok is proof that the "deep state" is nonexistent 😲

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  25. Unfortunately they have to make the Senate listen. And make 20 (I believe) Republican Senators vote to remove Trump from office.

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  26. You are right, sir, but it won't change the minds of the GOP, because they're traitors and complicit. And it won't change the minds of his supporters, because they're dumb or simply don't care.

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  27. Trumps sheep will never vote against him no matter how much MORE nutty and or dangerous he gets, CRAZY

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  28. I cannot wait to hear what the republicans in the committee will say to these people. They'll obviously try to claim the opposite, that the psychiatrists' individual mentalities are declining, not Trump's. Regardless of their response, they'll try to brush it off as if it were nothing to be concerned about.

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  29. 2019 has been a pretty good year for my welding business…but thanks to Trump and his stupid trade war, I'm spending so much more on steel and other supplies (and not able to raise my prices accordingly for fear of chasing away customers), that it wiped out most of the profits for the year, and we're going into the winter behind where we were a year ago. All he had to do was mention tariffs, and the price of steel jumped about 25 percent. And it's been climbing ever since. Thanks, El Dotardo Loco.

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  30. First off, why do all of these top comments have no profile pictures? I've seen 1 maybe 2 a video but this is like 6 or 7 of the top comments wtf lol. Also this guy is actually the liberal Alex jones. Only thing different is that it seems he's serious about 100% of the things he says and hardly jokes around. SoMeOnE sHoUlD cHeCk ThIs GuYs MeNtAl StAbIlIty 😆😆

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  31. What are the chances that a committee made up of narcissistic egomaniacs are going to invite psychiatrists to testify about another narcissistic egomaniac?

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  32. The president of the United States can nuke anybody anytime for any reason and you can't stop him and if you try your house will be the first one to get vaporized

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  33. Yeah, but you know psychiatrists are like real doctors and what do real doctors know? Huh? I mean, why would anyone trust real healthcare professionals with facts over a corrupt president and even more corrupt political party like the republicans with their lies and ulterior motives?

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  34. MAGA MORON Republicans will never believe Constitutional Scholars or Psychiatrists. They need to hear it from a few hundred pedophiles and/or men convicted of sexual assault against women before it means anything to them. Those are the folks that speak their language, not educated professionals.

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  35. SO… WHO'S GOING TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE IF SOMETHING CATASTROPHIC HAPPENS?????? SERIOUSLY!!! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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  36. For all those "with open eyes," it is absolutely needless to say that they are all right, and because he is undoubtedly 100% mentally unstable/sick! But the more statements in regard, the better! Always keep it up!

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  37. The citizens of the USA and all the citizens of USA's allies MUST hear from the experts who know what they are looking for and looking at. 👨‍⚕️👩‍⚕️
    Congress, I would suggest, has a MORAL as well as legal obligation to do this. NOW. ⚖

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  38. Between Russia with fraud elections and Finland elections. Guess which leader did Trump call to congratulate…

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  39. No way would I let my father remain untreated with a mental instability like this. So, shame on his sons who think the left is lying about their dad. It just goes to show how dumb they are.

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  40. Be careful what you wish for. If Trump is found mentally incompetent to stand trial then he will never be tried in a court of law and punished for his crimes.

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  41. AND NOW THEY (REPUBICONS)ARE TAKING THE FOOD OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF THE POOREST OF ALL TO PAY FOR THERE TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH I GUESS BEING POOR ISNT GOOD ENOUGHT

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  42. ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS THE ARRESTS OF SCHIFF, NADLER, PELOSI, AND OTHER HIGH LEVEL TRAITORS TO OUR NATION…

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  43. Speaking in a dramatic way doesn't mean you have any idea what you're talking about Mr Ringworm. The whole thing is a ridiculous ,made up farce.

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  44. I think we should stop spending money on the trumptard he should be executed for his treasonous actions

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  45. F that trump needs to be put in jail so now y'all are setting up his exit. Trump been lying for over four decades so his mental state is out of whack with reality

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  46. First of all before putting their thoughts before the impeachment inquiry Trump needs to be physically examined by the appropriate medical experts and it isn't going to happen. To go down that route gives Trump an escape hatch from his criminal behaviour as his team could say he was unfit to plead.

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  47. The last thing the United States needs is a physchotic, delusional, unstable president making decisions for our lives. This should no longer be about party. It should be about doing the right thing. It's obvious that something is wrong with him.

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  48. Yes theyre right and Trump is our commander and chief. And we should be careful not to push him up against the wall too much so that he doesnt just shit his pants while in office. That could be a mess that no one wants to clean up.

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  49. It's declined rapidly because his prison sentence is coming up rapidly? It's mostly just another show for trump and the rest is just his stupidity. He's only got one way of getting a cushy prison sentence. Mentally unstable. And if he is mentally unstable then someone is in deep shit for letting him have the nuclear button. It's an act. Don't forget that.

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  50. Excellent points. I wish other progressives and  corporate democrats would bring up this important issue.

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  51. those idiots at the maga rallies see the sickness front and center and don't care, what a bunch of fools

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  52. There lies the fundamental question and the only debate regarding trump. How an individual with overt NPD and sociopathy managed to get elected potus.

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  53. Ignoring the fact that Trump's mental state is in the shitter is an act of violence against the working class.

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  54. It looks like the Republicans are playing it safe and not criticizing Trump until the last minute, when the vote comes to the Senate the Republicans should vote Trump out of office, put him in a straight jacket and send him to hell where he belongs.

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  55. Republicans don’t care how dangerous it is to keep Trump in power. As long as he continues to do their legislative bidding and appoint Conservative judges, they will continue to ignore all the _crazy_.he’s spewing all over the country and on our international reputation. Republicans care about what’s best for them individually, what’s best for their party, what’s best for their specific states, and then what’s best for the country; in that order.

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