There’s a little-known precedent on the books that Democrats are trying desperately to have removed before the impeachment trial of President Trump begins. In 1974, as Nixon faced impeachment, the Republican Congress passed a law that would allow his term to be extended if he was acquitted.
The law was specific to Nixon and was set to expire in 5 years, but Nixon resigned. The removal of the law, therefore, never happened.
According to legal analyst and constitutional scholar, Art Tubolls, the fact that the law exists at all sets a precedent….
For the ‘rest of the story’ go to Supreme Court Can Extend Trump’s Term By Up To 3 Years If He’s Acquitted In The Senate — ‘Nox & Friends