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Could Trump consider becoming President for Life

  wee eddie 13:26 18 Jul 2020

He certainly appears to be side-lining much the Legislature, and is using members of the Armed Forces to control those parts of the population that he doesn't approve of?

  bremner 13:33 18 Jul 2020


  Pablo de Catio 13:40 18 Jul 2020

Could Trump consider becoming President for Life

You mean he will last another 6 months before he turns up his toes?

Or Melania Trump throws him out of airforce one @ 30,000 feet. She would get off scott free and probably get a medal.

  Old Deuteronomy 14:27 18 Jul 2020

He would have to change the 2 term only rule for US presidents. I don't think even the Republicans would let him do that.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:02 18 Jul 2020

He may well be

If he gets in again may be someone will have a pop at him, surprised it hasn't already happened other than when he was a candidate.

  wee eddie 16:17 18 Jul 2020

Well, he's already made one attempt to balance the Supreme Court, in his favour. He failed as his Nominee appears to value his loyalty to the USA above his loyalty to his mentor.

However, Ruth Ginsberg is at deaths door, so he'll have another chance soon.

FB: He's already using Army Teams to lift, without trial, folk that disagree with him.

  john bunyan 16:36 18 Jul 2020

*wee eddie *

I am sure, if he could find a way, he would try th keep the job for life. He clearly admires the Russian and Chinese Presidents who are on their way to achieving such a thing. The political appointment of Supreme Court judges for life is a ludicrous situation but it would be as difficult to change as abolishing the right to bear arms

  wee eddie 17:35 18 Jul 2020

Unfortunately, those that support the right to bear arms are also Trump's main support group

  Quickbeam 18:06 18 Jul 2020

Well if he does, that's our bright post Brexit future scuppered!

  Forum Editor 22:23 18 Jul 2020

Not possible in a democracy.

  wee eddie 22:57 18 Jul 2020

In the USA the President remains President, with all the powers invested in that position for several months after the Election.

It is inconceivable but, if he were to declare that Election invalid, what would happen

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