If Trump loses

To the Journal editor:

Donald Trump has hinted that if the results of the election show that he lost, he wouldn’t necessarily accept the results and that he wouldn’t leave.

Well, if Trump really does choose not to leave office at the end of his term, first he’s in violation of the 20th Amendment of our Constitution.

After noon of Jan. 20 of 2021, Trump automatically loses his constitutional authority over the power to direct the U.S. Secret Service or any other federal agents and also to include as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, if he were thinking of using them to do a military response to protect him.

And I don’t think the generals would want to finish out their careers at Fort Leavenworth over this guy.

In fact the newly minted President would now posses these presidential powers.

And, if necessary, the successor could direct federal agents to forcibly remove Trump from the White House as he would now be a private citizen, and no longer immune from criminal prosecution and lastly, could be arrested for trespassing.


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