Deja vu all over again – Obama says he will “follow the law” and won’t seek a third term…

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Oh brother…

The most recent 60 Minutes featured an interview with Barack Obama – who when asked by Steve Croft – said he thought he could win a third term, but that he would not seek re-election.

Obama said, “There’s a lot that I’d like to do to keep America moving. But the law is the law, and no person is above the law, not even the president.”

The 22nd amendment of course prohibits presidents from seeking a third term, and presumably Obama has actually read it – he is supposedly a constitutional scholar, after all.

Still, there is a sense of déjà vu, as he made similar statements about the nation’s immigration laws. Obama said on over twenty occasions that he couldn’t break the law by granting amnesty. That was shortly before he used executive orders to do exactly that.

Somehow Obama saying he would follow the law isn’t very reassuring.

Posted 10/12/2015 by Chip McLean

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Chip McLean is the founder and editor/publisher of Outsider News Publishing, the umbrella for Capitol Hill Outsider, Capitol Hill Coffee House and Rino Tracker (co-founded with Chris Adamo). Chip is a former broadcaster and long time sales professional whose interest in politics began in 1964 at the age of eight, when his parents took him to a Barry Goldwater rally during the presidential campaign. He identifies himself as a "constitutionalist" and started the "Outsider" as a response to an out-of-control federal government that has seen both major parties disregard the very document they are sworn to uphold. In addition to his work at Outsider News Publishing, Chip’s columns have appeared in a number of online publications, including NewsWithViews, Canada Free Press and Renew America.