As the Democratic House of Representatives rams through a sham impeachment with unprecedented speed, constitutional lawyers have stepped forward to reveal that vindictive plots to convict President Donald Trump in a Senate trial after he leaves office are unconstitutional.
Civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz explained how the prospective impeachment trial of a President who has left office to become a private citizen is outside of Congress’ jurisdiction.
“The jurisdiction of Congress doesn’t contend to private citizens. If it did, if you can impeach and remove a private citizen in order to prevent him or her from running against the president, then you can impeach me.”
So under the absurd notion that’s being put forward by some Senators and pundits, you can try somebody after they leave the office of the president, it would mean that 350 million people would be