What's Next After Felony Conviction: Can Trump Still Run For President? Is He Going to Jail? – EVOL

The verdict is in: Donald Trump has just been found guilty on all 34 felony counts in his New York trial.

Legally speaking, this makes him a convicted felon.

So, what comes next?

Can Trump still run for president?

In short, the answer is yes.

His conviction does not prevent him from running for president. And, he is not the first to do so.

CNN explained further:

The US Constitution lays out just three requirements for presidential candidates. They must:

  • Be a natural born citizen.
  • Be at least 35 years old.
  • Have been a US resident for at least 14 years.

    Trump meets all three requirements. There is, arguably, another criterion laid out in the 14th Amendment, where it states that no one who has previously taken an oath of office who engages in insurrection can be an officer of the US. But the US Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that Congress would have to pass a special law invoking this prohibition. That’s not happening any time soon.

    There is also precedent for presidential campaigns, albeit unsuccessful ones, being mounted from prison cells.

    Eugene Debs, the Socialist leader,


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