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Rep. Jose Serrano reintroduces bill to repeal presidential term limit

We’re still a couple of weeks from the inauguration, but Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) is already looking forward to 2016 and beyond. The congressman yesterday reintroduced a bill to repeal the 22nd amendment establishing term limits for the president.

Govt Track proposing an amendment to abolish prez term limits? HELL NO. America can’t afford to have a dictator.…

— Gabriella Hoffman (@Gabby_Hoffman) January 6, 2013

@gabby_hoffman Good luck getting that ratified.

— Nicholas Marsala (@NMarsala) January 6, 2013

@gabby_hoffman Since it has to pass both house of Congress AND get approval by 2/3 of the states…not likely to happen.

— SOD (@stilloldduck) January 6, 2013

Even before that, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee would have to bring the bill to the floor for a vote. That’s not likely, seeing as Serrano introduced the same bill last January, and it died in committee.

@chadowenbrand Didn’t it come up under Clinton too?

— Joe Taylor (@oneJoeTaylor) January 6, 2013

It does come up quite a bit. It’s interesting that so many who consider the First Amendment inviolable believe the Second Amendment is outdated, and the usefulness of the 22nd Amendment changes every few years.

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