• Benkei
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    Trump derangement syndromefishfry

    Wow, you totally called that one: Trump derangement syndrome
  • Relativist
    491
    Discuss the implications and/or consequences of such an idea. In particular, I think it would be interesting to(for the sake of argument) accept that that claim is true, and then offer possible relevant scenarios where it would matter.

    Nevermind that that would put a president above the law, not just one law, but all of them. If that were the case, a president would be virtually untouchable(legally) for anything and everything he may wish to do. Odd. I'm being reminded of places that are not republican(representative) forms of government.
    creativesoul
    First of all, the reason a President mind not be able to be found guilty of a crime would be because he couldn't be arraigned and taken to trial while President. That would not preclude being charged when he's out of office. That is not an absence of justice, it is a deferal of justice.

    More immediate justice would be possible through impeachment/conviction. Of course, in practice, this would only occur if the House is majority opposition party and the Senate has a significant opposition majority.
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