Trump Keeps Saying He Could Stay in Power Longer, Urges Crowd to Chant "12 More Years"

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Trump said that the chant drives the media "crazy" because it leads them to say, "he is a fascist."
President Donald Trump keeps making it crystal clear that he thinks it's hilarious to mention the possibility that he could stay in office beyond the constitutional two-term limit. He was at it again Saturday night as he egged on supporters to change their chant of "four more years!" to "12 more years." In Muskegon, Michigan, the crowd at the Trump rally interrupted the president as he boasted about how the Republican Party is now the "Party of Trump" with a chant of "four more years!" That wasn't enough for Trump though. "You really drive them crazy if you say 12 more years," the president said. "Then they say 'he is a fascist,' 'he is a fascist'." The crowd then dutifully breaks into a chant of "12 more years."

Trump fans chant "12 more years!" pic.twitter.com/kIlNC5jgLW — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) October 17, 2020

President went back to mentioning the possibility of staying on beyond a second term later in his speech. "We'll be here for four years, and then if we decide to go for an extra four or eight or something," Trump said with a chuckle. The…
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