The ex-president donald trump He does not plan to drop out of the 2024 presidential race if convicted of falsifying business records to cover up the $130,000 payment he made to porn model Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about her “affair” before the 2016 elections.
In an interview with Tucker Carlson, The former president assured that nothing will make him resign to his dream of winning a second term as commander in chief.
“No, I would never retire, it’s not my thing. I would not do it”, Trump responded to Carlson about whether a legal issue would cause him to drop out of the presidential race.
In case Trump is found guilty could lead the country because the Constitution does not prevent anyone from continuing with their candidacy to re-election.
“If it turns out that he is in prison at the time of the next presidential election, the fact that he is in prison will not prevent him from runningMichael Gerhardt, a professor of constitutional law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, told The Post.
While Derek Muller, a law professor at the University of Iowa, has revealed to CBS News that “it is fairly accepted that the list of qualifications in the Constitution is exclusive, meaning Congress or the states cannot add qualifications to those listed to the constitution. It’s something that doesn’t really affect your ability to run as a candidate.get on the ballot, or even win the election.”
Last week Trump was indicted on 34 felony counts for an alleged scheme of damages to make payments and thus avoid hiding information that would tarnish his good name in 2016; the former president pleaded not guilty to all charges.
• Nearly half of Americans believe Trump should give up his 2024 campaign
• Trump continues to attack Bragg to “force him off the case,” says Maggie Haberman
• Trump celebrates that Stormy “horseface” Daniels has to pay him $120,000 and again denies ‘affair’
Source: La Opinion