However the Senate trial turns out, Americans will need to pressure politicians to enact further reforms. Censure of Trump with some real legislative teeth in it must be kept as a backup option. Section 3 of the 14th Amendment 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 could have led to martial law on January 6. As Trump becomes bogged down in his legal and financial problems in the coming months, his political power will wane. Congress will be able to pass a resolution with a censure in support of the legislation and enact it into law. Get behind a censure strategy if impeachment fails – and either way, sign The Pledge to prevent a future president from having such powers. This strategy of censure combined with legislation is explained more fully in The War After the Election [https://medium.com/illumination-curated/the-war-after-the-election-545de96aa4ca?source=friends_link&sk=627c55d616d9296af3e398f1686493a4],

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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