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Pelosi Must Dial 9-1-1, Report “Dangerous” Trump: Prof

“As a coworker, she (Pelosi) has the right to have him (Trump) submit to an involuntary examination, but she has not. Anyone can call 911 to report someone who seems dangerous … ” – Dr. Bandy Lee

House Democrats have heeded Yale professor Bandy Lee before; are they listening now?

As impeachment proceedings go sidewise, Pelosi given a fresh option for hamstringing Trump

Jan 4, 2020

Salon – A Yale psychiatrist who has warned of the dangers of President Donald Trump’s mental health for years urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to request a mental health hold of the president after he ordered a drone strike that killed a top Iranian general.

Bandy X. Lee, a professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, founded the World Mental Health Coalition after convening a conference at Yale on the president’s mental health.

She is the editor of the book “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President” and more recently was joined by psychiatrists at universities around the U.S. in calling for the House of Representatives to convene a panel of mental health experts to weigh in on the president’s impeachment proceedings.

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Lee recently told Salon that Pelosi has not done enough to respond to the president.

“As a co-worker, she has the right to have him submit to an involuntary evaluation, but she has not,” she said. “I am beginning to believe that a mental health hold, which we have tried to avoid, will become inevitable.” Trump’s Mind Is “Unraveling”: Yale Prof To Congress

Lee told Salon days ago that the president’s decision to order the drone killing of a top Iranian general was further evidence that Pelosi should do more to rein in Trump.

The Pentagon said on Thursday that Trump ordered a drone strike that killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and widely considered the second-most powerful official in Iran.

Democrats quickly warned that the escalation threatens to plunge the U.S. into a full-blown war with Iran.

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“This is exactly the kind of dangerous event we foresaw as Donald Trump’s response to the impeachment proceedings, just as his pulling troops from northern Syria was a direct response to the announcement of an impeachment inquiry,” Lee told Salon … Read more. 

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