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What is Kamala steps aside for Obama to be VP

Then a few moths later, Biden steps down, so Obama can serve as President again!

The limit in serving 2 terms wouldn't apply to this.

by Anonymousreply 5811/22/2020

Can’t happen. The limit on two terms also applies to being in the VP position which could give you more time as President.

by Anonymousreply 111/18/2020

Not true, R1. The courts would have to rule on that because it's not clear.

by Anonymousreply 211/18/2020

Even a Democratically-controlled Senate would never agree to anyone appointing Obama, having served two terms as US president, to the vice-presidency. it would go against the spirit of the 22nd Amendment.

The Republicans would do something like that if it served their purposes, but they're evil and don't play fair.

by Anonymousreply 311/18/2020

OP Evidently you are celebrating that certain states legalized recreational marijuana. So what particular harvest of weed are you smoking today?

by Anonymousreply 411/18/2020

Cannot happen. No one can serve more than two terms, unless the first term was for under 2 years (i.e., a VP who assumed presidency in the latter two years of the prior pres's term); in that event -- and only that event -- the VP-turned-pres can run for and serve two additional full terms of his/her own. Obama does not qualify for that and, thus, cannot be in any elected position in which he'd be in line for the presidency (i.e., the cabinet).

by Anonymousreply 511/18/2020

R5, the law does not address if someone served two terms as President FIRST, then became a VP afterwards.

by Anonymousreply 611/18/2020

Why the fuck would Obama want to be vice president? He’s going to be called Mr. President for the rest of his life.

by Anonymousreply 711/18/2020

VP would be for only a month or two, R7, then President again.

by Anonymousreply 811/18/2020

Hillary looked into that as Bill wanted to be VP when she ran, and it was a legal NO

by Anonymousreply 911/21/2020

Let Obama retire in peace. He's had sufficient!

by Anonymousreply 1011/21/2020

Stop. You're an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 1111/21/2020

ALL of the vetting that’s done regarding Vice President candidacy centers around being able to step in as president. And that’s where it ends for a previous president two termer. OP, stop making stuff up.

by Anonymousreply 1211/21/2020

Kamala will step aside for no one!

Kamala is a tiger.

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by Anonymousreply 1311/21/2020

Yes, of course the law fucking addresses it, retarded person at R6.

Two terms is the limit. Since the job of the Vice President is to take over for a president if needed, no two-term president is eligible to become Vice President.

If only you weren't retarded, you'd have been able to figure that out. Poor thing.

by Anonymousreply 1411/21/2020

Can you imagine? If OP were right, 2 persons could tag team between positions until one of them died.

by Anonymousreply 1511/21/2020

This thread proves that (most) Americans are neither exceptional, nor very bright.

by Anonymousreply 1611/21/2020

Why would you want that op?

by Anonymousreply 1711/21/2020

OP, what if the hot Venezuelan married to the Colombian MILF downstairs has a gorgeous 9inch dong, and what if he started to fuck me bareback in the cellar in the late afternoons, when she's still at work, and liked it so much he continued for a couple years, until she divorces him, like she does to all her husbands when she tires of them. And then he moves in with me and does all the handy work on my chalet? What about that, OP? "What is"? Oh dear.

by Anonymousreply 1811/21/2020

[quote] Yes, of course the law fucking addresses it, retarded person at [R6].

No it doesn’t, actually. The 22nd amendment states that a person cannot be elected to the presidency more than twice. It doesn’t state that a person cannot serve as president more than twice.

So for instance if Obama ran for Congress and eventually became speaker of the house, and the president and Vice President died at the same time, say, due to an attack, Obama as third in line would be president.

by Anonymousreply 1911/21/2020

How about a SCOTUS position for Obama?

by Anonymousreply 2011/21/2020

[quote] How about a SCOTUS position for Obama?

No so fat!

by Anonymousreply 2111/21/2020

OT a bit, but Obama was on one of the Jimmy's last week. He was so damn affable, intelligent, fun. God I miss him.

That said, no chance in hell OP.

by Anonymousreply 2211/21/2020

Michelle would never allow it.

by Anonymousreply 2311/21/2020

President Obama could not serve as Speaker of the House.

President Obama could not be in any position in government that is in the line of succession to the Presidency.

It's not fucking rocket science. The answer is no.

by Anonymousreply 2411/21/2020

[quote] The limit in serving 2 terms wouldn't apply to this.

Except that it does.

[quote] President Obama could not be in any position in government that is in the line of succession to the Presidency.

People not eligible to be President can serve in positions in the line of succession to the Presidency and have, Henry Kissinger and Madeline Albright both served as Secretary of State despite not being born in the US or to US citizens. In those cases they are skipped if it comes to that and they go onto the next person in line.

by Anonymousreply 2511/21/2020

[quote] In those cases they are skipped if it comes to that and they go onto the next person in line.

Does that mean I could become president of the erstwhile colonies?

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by Anonymousreply 2611/21/2020

Q: Can a person who is not constitutionally eligible for the office of president be in the line of succession?

A: Such a person can serve in an office that is in the line of succession, but he or she can't become president and would get skipped over if the presidency was vacated.

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by Anonymousreply 2711/21/2020

Neither Henry Kissinger nor Madeleine Albright are former two-term presidends of the United States.

No two-term POTUS can serve as Vice President.

No. Can't be done. Won't be done. Isn't a real thing. This is a non-question. You can keep switching it around to other government jobs for reasons best known to yourself.

The fact remains, the questions is a stupid one and the answer is no.

by Anonymousreply 2811/21/2020

FDR broke the rules

by Anonymousreply 2911/21/2020

R28 you are great at name calling but not much else, not reading or thinking.

[quote] President Obama could not be in any position in government that is in the line of succession to the Presidency.

My answer to that at R25 was addressing the statement that "President Obama could NOT be in ANY position that is in the line of succession to the Presidency. Clearly he could be Speaker of the House. I don't see Obama wanting to ever hold elective office again so it really doesn't matter.

by Anonymousreply 3011/21/2020

No, R29, the rule was created after FDR died in office.

by Anonymousreply 3111/21/2020

[quote] "Roosevelt began on January 20, 1941, the date of Roosevelt's third inauguration, and ended with Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945. Roosevelt won a third term by defeating Republican nominee Wendell Willkie in the 1940 United States presidential election. He remains the only president to serve for more than two terms."

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by Anonymousreply 3211/21/2020

An ex-President can be judge, such as serving on the US Supreme Court if nominated & confirmed..

by Anonymousreply 3311/21/2020

You gotta love the type of moron OP is, so confident that he's right and he's figured the whole thing out in advance.

The VP must meet the eligibility requirements of the Presidency, which means a former two-term President is obviously disqualified, to prevent the scenario R15 describes.

by Anonymousreply 3411/21/2020

Really, you're retarded.

President Obama, as a former two-term President of the United States, could not serve as Speaker of the House.

If he were a member of the House (which is allowed) he would not be able to stand for the Speaker's chair. As the Speaker is second in line to the Presidency, it would bring on a Constitutional crisis.

It simply cannot be, dear. We will never do it. Accept that you lost and either take your meds or find something else you're wrong about to obsess over.

by Anonymousreply 3511/21/2020

I assume the anti-Obama poster calling everyone "retarded" (while he posts nonsense) is the same person (R14 ,R24, etc).

From Wikipedia:

[quote] it is unclear whether someone who is ineligible to be elected president could be elected vice president. Because of this apparent ambiguity, there may be a loophole in the 22nd Amendment whereby a two-term former president could be elected vice president and then succeed to the presidency as a result of the incumbent's death, resignation, or removal from office (or even succeed to the presidency from some other stated office in the presidential line of succession).

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by Anonymousreply 3611/21/2020

OP, I am not anti-Obama you fucking moron. I'm anti stupid. The answer is still no, it will always be no. A two-term POTUS willl not be allowed to take a position that high in the succession. He can be a Supreme. He can be a congressman. He can be a Senator. He can be Ambassador to the UN but cannot be President of the UN.

You want to play Maybe Angels Dance on Pinheads. Run along.

by Anonymousreply 3711/21/2020

Sure, R37, we'll believe you over the legal scholars cited in the Wiki above.

[quote] ] Ready, Joel A. "The 22nd Amendment Doesn't Say What You Think It Says". Blandon, Pennsylvania: Cornerstone Law Firm. Retrieved November 6, 2017.

[quote] Peabody, Bruce G.; Gant, Scott E. (February 1999). "The Twice and Future President: Constitutional Interstices and the Twenty-Second Amendment". Minnesota Law Review. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Law School. 83 (3): 565–635.

by Anonymousreply 3811/21/2020

Frankly, Obama did nothing as President, and would do the same as vice pres. (Yes, I voted for him)

by Anonymousreply 3911/21/2020

Let's look at the actual Amendment:

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

Specifically says 'ELECTED' not getting in by any other means. Shall not be ELECTED

Thread Closed.

by Anonymousreply 4011/21/2020

This is patently absurd, OP.

by Anonymousreply 4111/21/2020

It's ridiculous but a pedant with a bone is just determined to be fucking stupid and tedious. There's nothing one can do except firmly correct her and carry on.

Was it Ben Franklin who said some damn fool will come along and imagine anything that isn't directly prohibited in the Constitution is obviously all right, instead of using any common sense about it?

This ridiculous conversation with the OP is like that.

by Anonymousreply 4211/21/2020

R42, how fucking high how are you????????

by Anonymousreply 4311/21/2020

Not very high, R43, but the night is young.

It may not have been Ben Franklin - sorry. I'll go with "A Founder" okay, snookums?

by Anonymousreply 4411/21/2020

Sure, Obama could be Speaker of the House. His two term limit to the presidency only applies to being elected president two times

by Anonymousreply 4511/21/2020

Of course, r45. The “retarded” troll in this thread is bringing a lot of heat but not much light.

by Anonymousreply 4611/21/2020

The 12th Amendment says that no one who is ineligible to be president is eligible to serve as Vice President.

by Anonymousreply 4711/21/2020

Here's another mind-boggling idea! What if Kamala steps aside so as to let Countess Luann de Lesseps be Vice-President? And then if Biden resigns, she's be President the Countess!

**takes another toke**

It could happen, man!

by Anonymousreply 4811/21/2020

They brought up this ridiculous idea with Bill Clinton back in the 90s.

by Anonymousreply 4911/21/2020

Can you imagine any type of amendment to the Constitution getting passed in these polarized times? It’s pretty shocking to me, looking back at some of the things passed earlier in the 20th century.

by Anonymousreply 5011/21/2020

[quote]No one can serve more than two terms, unless the first term was for under 2 years (i.e., a VP who assumed presidency in the latter two years of the prior pres's term);

Which is why Johnson could have run for two full terms as he served one year and two months of Kennedy's term. Ford couldn't have run twice as he served two years and five months of Nixon's term.

by Anonymousreply 5111/21/2020

If something happens to Biden I wouldn't surprised to see 'The Squad' try to take over.

by Anonymousreply 5211/21/2020

Thanks for weighing in, Ivan... uh, I mean Anonymous at r52

by Anonymousreply 5311/21/2020

[quote]If something happens to Biden I wouldn't surprised to see 'The Squad' try to take over.

"The Squad" is four congresswomen from different states. How exactly do you imagine they would they "take over," Boris?

by Anonymousreply 5411/22/2020

R48 is NOT me.

by Anonymousreply 5511/22/2020

[quote] The 12th Amendment says that no one who is ineligible to be president is eligible to serve as Vice President.

No, that is not how it is worded. See R36.

by Anonymousreply 5611/22/2020

R56, what is your damage?

What is it that you are seeking to achieve with this senseless argument that everyone knows is crazy?

by Anonymousreply 5711/22/2020

This is almost as funny as that thread Boris started about Trump waving his magic wand and appointing Ivanka Veep.

by Anonymousreply 5811/22/2020
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