“Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade asked Lara Trump on Thursday about reports that the former president is telling people he will be returned to the White House.
“As far as I know, there are no plans for Donald Trump to be in the White House in August. Maybe there’s something I don’t know,” she responded.
She added, “I think that that is a lot of folks getting a little worked up about something just because maybe there wasn’t enough push back from the Republican side. So, no, I have not heard any plans for Donald Trump to be installed in the White House in August.”
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"As far as I know, there are no plans for Donald Trump to be in the White House in August. Maybe there's something I don't know" — Lara Trump pic.twitter.com/7AUI8HfsmP
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 3, 2021
After Donald Trump lost the presidential election in November, he made unfounded claims that there was widespread fraud that tilted the results in President Joe Biden’s favor.
Now, several months into Biden’s presidency, he is reportedly telling people that he will be “reinstated” as president, as IJR reported.
The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman tweeted, “Trump has been telling a number of people he’s in contact with that he expects he will get reinstated by August (no that isn’t how it works but simply sharing the information).”
Trump has been telling a number of people he’s in contact with that he expects he will get reinstated by August (no that isn’t how it works but simply sharing the information). https://t.co/kaXSXKnpF0
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) June 1, 2021
As CNN legal analyst Steve Vladeck noted, “There is no mechanism for ‘reinstating’ a former President. There is no procedure for setting a ‘new Inauguration Day.’ “
Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA School of Law, also told CNN that the only way a sitting president can be removed before the end of their term is through impeachment and conviction, resignation, or invoking the 25th Amendment that applies in cases of presidential disability.
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