“step aside and let her become the president”
The 2016 election was almost a year ago and the left still has not accepted the outcome. Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig concocted a new plan to put Hillary in the White House and some people are taking it seriously.
Julia Glum writes at Newsweek:
How Hillary Clinton Still Can, and Should, Become President After the Trump Russia Investigation
Sure, it’s been more than 340 days since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, but there’s still one very narrow, highly unlikely and entirely unprecedented way that Clinton could become president.
And it has some Democratic die-hards dreaming again.
Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig offered a Clinton path to the presidency on Medium, putting forward a series of “if/then” scenarios that lead to House Speaker Paul Ryan handing the White House keys to Clinton.
Here’s how constitutional law expert Lessig lays it out:
If number 1: If Trump is definitively found to have colluded directly with Russia, he would be forced to resign or be impeached.
If number 2: If Trump is removed, Vice President Mike Pence would become president.
If number 3: If Pence becomes president, he should resign too, given that he benefited from the same help from Mother Russia.
If number 4: If Pence resigns before appointing a vice president, Ryan would become president.
If number 5: If Ryan becomes president, he should do the right thing and choose Clinton for vice president. Then he should resign.
“The answer seems unavoidable: He should nominate the person defeated by the treason of his own party, and then step aside and let her become the president,” Lessig writes.
This is no longer a case of sour grapes. It’s a pathological obsession bordering on mental illness. The left refuses to accept the reality that Trump won fair and square.
They’re also ignoring the fact that Hillary has a real Russia scandal. We wrote about it yesterday: Recent Reports Suggest Obama Administration Covered for the Clintons on More than One Occasion
For her part, Hillary says she’s not running again. CNBC reports:
Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m not going to run again,’ but will continue to call out Trump
Hillary Clinton said she will not run for president again but will stay involved in politics and continue to speak out against President Donald Trump.
Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s “Woman’s Hour” program in comments aired on Tuesday, Clinton said: “No, I’m not going to run again.”
She also said she would continue to oppose Trump. “I think I’m in a position where my voice will actually be magnified because I am not running (for office), and there’s a very good basis, as we watch Trump’s support shrink, that people will say, ‘Well, what she said was right and now where do we go from here?'” she said.
Good for you, Hillary. That’ll give you something to do while not being president.DONATE
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