Should President Trump be allowed a 3rd term?

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  1. MacTheKnife
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    Well....in extra-ordinary times we need extraordinary leaders like Trump or FDR during WW2 who was allowed 4 terms

    The ill-considered impeachment efforts against President Donald Trump have seriously interfered with his first term as president. Thus, argues constitutional scholar William Mattox in The Wall Street Journal, if acquitted, Trump should be eligible for a third term, notwithstanding the two-term limit in the 22nd Amendment.

    Mattox deploys a sports analogy: “In the National Football League, teams can challenge a call on the field — but there’s a risk. If instant replay doesn’t merit overturning the call, the challenging team loses one of its three timeouts. That discourages frivolous challenges and keeps the game flowing, while also providing a way to reverse egregious errors.”

    Hence, a third term for the president: “That would allow him to make up for the time lost advancing the agenda that voters elected him to enact. It would preserve impeachment for genuine offenses but discourage its use for disputed ones and for mere politics. Absent such an amendment, and in an era when government is divided more often than not, impeachment seems likely to become an increasingly common means of opposition.”



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    Yes
     
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    Stupid question
     
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    NO. 8 years and done, that's it.
     
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    ROTFLMFAO!

    Nope.....there's no 'there' there. I would point out that 3 times in US history..does not support impeachment as 'increasingly common' unless you squint..a lot!

    No..the 'do-over' argument won't fly.
     
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    He should be made Emperor for life!! ... :thup:
     
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    he would not live that long.....the only reason you cant see the grey is because the color of his hair....
     
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    I'd have to say NO. With Donald Trump most likely not officially leaving the White House until January of 2025, that should be ample time to pretty much destroy the Democratic Party as it is now.
     
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    well, mattox is a constitutional scholar and works for the wall street journal.
     
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    after the people finally see his greatness after his second term they may demand another.
     
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