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Response to malthaussen (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 12:39 PM

5. The actual text does not offer the wiggle-room you are reading into it:

Everybody in every one of the categories listed is subject to this penalty. That's why they use the word "or." The President is an Officer Of The United States, same definition as in the Impeachment Clause.

"No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability."

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