Congresswoman launches petition for Donald Trump to take psych evaluation

- Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) said Wednesday "Donald Trump isn’t mentally equipped" to be president -- and the congresswoman launched a petition demanding that he take a psych evaluation.

Bass’ petition, #DiagnoseTrump on Change.org, calls Trump "dangerous for our country" and says she is concerned about his "impulsiveness and lack of control over his own emotions."

She offers up a diagnosis of her own:

"Mr. Trump appears to exhibit all the symptoms of the mental disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)" and goes on to list those symptoms in the petition and on Twitter.

Bass also calls on the Republican party to insist that their nominee be evaluated to determine if he is "mentally fit to lead the free world."

The congresswoman says it is "our patriotic duty to raise the question."

She posted the petition on Twitter, and more than 5,700 people had signed as of Wednesday.

 

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