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    • No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any state, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.

    • Seems pretty straightforward; defining "insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof" and securing a majority to enforce said definition is the challenge.

    • Yeah, my understanding is if Trump isn't convicted by the Senate in his impeachment trial, congress could vote by simple majority if Trump violated the 14th amendment (section three) and if it passes, he could never hold office again.

      Thanks for bringing this up. It's clear to me Trump violated this amendment and that he should be convicted by the Senate because of it. But, it's nice to know there's another route to bar him from holding office again.