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View Diary: A Little Bit of Monarchy (79 comments)

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  •  It's hard to say (none)
    If something extreme like this came up, then it's possible that the courts would rule that he wasn't acting in an official capacity and therefore the normal arguments about separation of powers don't apply, but that's a distinction which has never arisen in a case to date.  It's likely if something like this happened though that the President would either be impeached or he would be ruled incapable of performing his duties in accordance with the 25th Amendment.  He may be subject to criminal prosecution after leaving office.

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