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Trump Suggests He May Extend His Term Beyond 2024 On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary

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Trump Suggests He May Extend His Term Beyond 2024 On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary




President Donald Trump on Tuesday night posted to his Twitter and Instagram pages an image of a campaign poster that bears his name and the year 2024, appearing to suggest, once again, that he would try to serve beyond two terms.

The image showed a campaign sign emblazoned with a “Trump 2024” slogan on it. “Keep America Great!” is also written on the sign.

The tweet, which did not include a message or any text, is the third time in less than two days that Trump has expressed his desire to extend his presidency beyond two terms.



Presidents are limited to a two-term limit under the 22nd Amendment of the Constitution, which was ratified by Congress in 1947. Some of Trump’s critics fear he is not joking when he suggests that he would abolish or ignore the term limit on presidents.

Speaking to reporters Monday alongside FIFA president Gianni Infantino, Trump suggested he might remain in office beyond a second term while discussing the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

“We’re going to have to extend my second term because 2026 – I’m going to have to extend it for a couple of years,” Trump told reporters.

“I don’t think any of you would have a problem with that,” Trump added. “But I hope you are going to remember me in 2026.”

At a campaign rally in May, Trump told a crowd that he could potentially serve a fifth term in the White House with their help.ver of Time magazine.

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




In June Trump suggested in a tweet that his supporters might “demand” that he serve more than two terms as president.

That same month, Trump shared a doctored video depicting him campaigning for office indefinitely on the cover of Time magazine.

In August, Trump turned a visit to a Shell natural gas plant in rural western Pennsylvania on Tuesday to again float the possibility of him serving a third term in office.

“Can you imagine if these people treated me fairly?” he asked. “The election would be over. Have they ever called off an election before? Just said, ‘Look, let’s go, four more years.’ Yeah. And then you want to really drive them crazy, go to ‘hashtag, third term, hashtag, fourth term,’ you’ll drive them totally crazy.”





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