If he’s kicked out, could he come back? AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Could President Trump be impeached and convicted – but also reelected?

Austin Sarat, Amherst College

A little-known provision of the Constitution might allow Trump to be reelected president in 2020 even if he is removed from office through the impeachment process.

Benjamin Franklin was a leading voice in the debates framing the Constitution. Howard Chandler Christy/Architect of the Capitol

Founders: Removal from office is not the only purpose of impeachment

Clark D. Cunningham, Georgia State University

The Founders saw as a regular part of ensuring presidential accountability. A constitutional scholar offers a possible process for a rapid and smooth impeachment inquiry.


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