Trump Sparks Debate on Presidential Term Limits at NRA Meeting

Trump, the leading Republican candidate, has sparked an important discussion in American politics with his remarks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting. During his speech, Trump questioned the audience about the possibility of a president serving more than the current two-term limit, referencing Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office before the 22nd Amendment was passed.

“FDR served nearly 16 years with four terms. Should we consider three terms? Or just two?” Trump asked, leading the audience to chant, “Three.”

The 22nd Amendment, adopted in 1951, restricts a president to two terms. Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to four terms, serving from 1933 until his death in 1945.

Despite raising the question, Trump has previously stated that he does not support changing the term limits. In a recent interview with Time Magazine, he said, “I wouldn’t be in favor of it at all. I intend to serve four years and do a great job. I want to bring our country back on track.”

In an interview with NBC News in September, Trump also denied any intentions of seeking a third term, reiterating his commitment to the two-term limit established by the 22nd Amendment.

At the NRA meeting, Trump also criticized the current administration, warning that “If the Biden regime gets four more years, they are coming for your guns,” emphasizing his strong stance on gun rights.

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If re-elected and he completes a second term, Trump would be 82 years old by the end of his presidency, surpassing President Joe Biden, who is currently the oldest president in U.S. history.


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