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Trump Says His Supporters Might ‘Demand’ That He Serve More Than Two Presidential Terms

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Trump Says His Supporters Might ‘Demand’ That He Serve More Than Two Presidential Terms




President Trump on Sunday suggested in a morning tweet that his supporters might “demand” that he serve more than two terms as president, reports The Washington Post.

Trump has previously joked about serving more than two terms, including at a campaign rally in May, when he told a crowd that he could potentially serve a fifth term in the White House with their help.

In April he told a crowd that he might remain in the Oval Office “at least for 10 or 14 years.”



Last month, Trump floated the possibility of being given two bonus years as president to make up for the time former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III spent on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign. Trump endorsed a tweet in which Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. declared, “Trump should have 2 yrs added to his 1st term as pay back for time stolen by this corrupt failed coup.”

The 22nd Amendment of the Constitution limits the presidency to two terms.

In tweets Sunday morning, Trump also called both The Washington Post and the New York Times “the Enemy of the People.”

He added: “The good news is that at the end of 6 years, after America has been made GREAT again and I leave the beautiful White House (do you think the people would demand that I stay longer? KEEP AMERICA GREAT), both of these horrible papers will quickly go out of business & be forever gone!”





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