Eastern Lowland Gorilla
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He can't. The Constitution clearly says that the President must leave office and new one sworn in on January 20 (or him sworn back in if he wins the election). Obama wasn't sworn in until January 21 for his second term but that's because the 20th was a Sunday. There is simply no way to legally bypass that. And the President does not get to decide when the election happens either. It's written in law so he needs Congress on side to change it. With the House controlled by the Democrats, that ain't gonna happen. So, basically, any attempt by Trump to remain in office past January 20, 2021 without being re-elected is effectively a coup d'etat. And is not just @revsdd saying that. I have read several analyses that say the same thing.I remember somewhere up thread, I believe it was @revsdd , said that Trump will have to leave if he looses no matter what happened. I read somewhere, that with the ongoing protests, he could declare it a cicvil war and state of emergency laws and keep going , maybe even avoid elections- anybody knows the possibility of that?