Trump Against Term Limits; Praises China’s ‘President for Life’

‘Maybe we’ll give that a shot someday…’

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(Daily Mail) President Donald Trump suggested that the United States ought to do away with term limits just as China recently did, it was reported on Saturday.

Trump spoke before a crowd of Republican donors in his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to CNN.

During his remarks, he praised Chinese President Xi Jinping, who recently enacted reforms that will allow him to rule as president indefinitely.

‘He’s now president for life,’ Trump said of Xi. ‘President for life. And he’s great.

‘And look, he was able to do that. I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll give that a shot some day.’

During the speech, Trump also criticized the ‘rigged system’ in Washington.

He also said he wished the Justice Department would launch an investigation against Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Trump has frequently used his Twitter feed to criticize his attorney general, Jeff Sessions.

The president went after Sessions – whom he went after mercilessly on Twitter earlier in his term – a day after Sessions said his agency’s internal inspector general would probe allegations of illegal surveillance against Trump campaign officials.

‘Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to investigate potentially massive FISA abuse,’ Trump wrote, leaving out a question mark at the end of his inquiry…Original Source