As it is unlikely that Trump will be convicted, I hope that you will not give up on your cause. A backup and more realistic strategy would be a censure of Trump with some real legislative teeth in it. Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to prevent Trump from running again could be used in conjunction with the censure. The Pledge to Safeguard the Constitution [https://alcris2.medium.com/following-is-a-summary-of-6be4d81a3ddc?sk=bf21c2a6b26ea78cf6761ede5d12a96c] petitions Congress to restrict presidential power in very targeted but the most critical areas which pose the most dangerous threats to our democratic institutions, in this case that which could have led to a reversal of the election and/or martial law on January 6. Congress could pass a resolution with a censure in support of the legislation and then enact it into law. Maybe those of you who signed your letter letter regarding impeachment could get behind a censure strategy if impeachment fails – and either way, sign The Pledge to prevent a future president (which could still be Trump) from having such powers available to abuse.

Creator of The Pledge Site to limit presidential power and of both The Pledge to Safeguard the Election and The Pledge to Safeguard the Constitution.

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