Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) explained however Congress could usage the Constitution to prohibition Donald Trump from being president again.
Video of Rep. Raskin:
Raskin said connected ABC, “Section 3 of the 14th Amendment says anybody who has sworn an oath to uphold the Constitution, who violates and betrays that oath by participating successful an insurrection oregon rebellion against the Union shall ne'er beryllium allowed to clasp nationalist bureau again. That was adopted by the Republicans — the extremist Republicans aft the Civil War, during the Reconstruction period. It was utilized then. And it whitethorn so depending connected what we find Donald Trump did beryllium a blockade for him ever being capable to tally for bureau again.”
If The 1/6 Committee Finds That Trump Participated Or Incited An Insurrection, Congress Can Ban Him Holding The Presidency Ever Again
The thought that Congress could instrumentality a measurement to support Trump from being president again due to the fact that helium participated successful an onslaught upon America is simply a imaginable result of the 1/6 Committee investigation.
If Congress did effort to instrumentality specified a step, it would enactment incumbent Republicans successful a hard position. Many of them, particularly successful the Senate, privation Trump gone.
The Senate could walk specified a measurement with a elemental majority, and 1 suspects that determination a fewer Senate Republicans who mightiness beryllium consenting to motion connected to enactment immoderate specified move.
The state wouldn’t person to beryllium connected the DOJ prosecuting Trump successful this circumstance. Congress could prohibition Donald Trump from moving and virtually region him from nationalist life.
The grounds indispensable beryllium determination to instrumentality specified a step, but if the 1/6 Committee delivers the proof, Congress could instrumentality enactment to support America from Trump.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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