Dems to Remove Trump With Military Force, Arrest Anyone Who Speaks Out


With November fast approaching, here’s a recurring question that can’t easily be dismissed as alarmist fretting or grim humor: What if President Donald Trump loses his bid for re-election but refuses to concede and instead clings to power? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed this concern last year, saying “we have to inoculate against that.” So did Trump’s prison-bound former lawyer Michael Cohen. Testifying before Congress, Cohen said, “I fear that if he loses the election in 2020, that there will never be a peaceful transition of power.” Even Joe Biden, Trump’s Democratic rival, doesn’t discount the possibility that Trump would make himself difficult to dislodge, but he suggested that others in government would get the job done: “I promise you, I’m absolutely convinced that they will escort him from the White House with great dispatch.”

If Trump does try to hang on to a presidency he’s lost, however, he can’t actually do very much all by himself. Running the executive branch requires help. Thankfully, there are laws that stop others from using the authorities of the executive branch on behalf of anyone other than the legitimate president. If William Barr, for example, tried to exercise the powers of the attorney general after a Trump loss, he could be subject to criminal prosecution.

Stamford Advocate

America’s Democratic Unraveling

How Trump Could Lose the Election and Remain President

Donald Trump Won’t Leave White House ‘Voluntarily’ If He Loses 2020 Election, Predicts GOP Candidate William Weld

What happens if Trump loses in 2020 — and refuses to leave?

What Would Happen If Trump Refused to Leave Office?

What if Trump won’t accept 2020 defeat?

What happens if Donald Trump refuses to admit he lost in 2020?

Will Donald Trump end up in prison? He could be a step closer …

So what happens when Donald Trump refuses to leave office? The nightmare scenario could happen

What Would Happen if Trump Refused to Leave Office?

The serious but potentially overblown fear that Trump won’t leave office, explained

What Happens if Trump Won’t Step Down?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s