Given America successfully had the current POTUS elected and sworn in, is there any reason that despite public outrage, someone like Harvey Weinstein couldn't become President?

  • A 'citation' demonstrating that Weinstein at some point in his career has suggested he might run for the presidency would 'tighten' your question; If you can't tell I'm joking... Oct 15, 2017 at 22:29
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    Is it a joke question or are you being serious? Oct 15, 2017 at 22:47
  • I'm not sure whether this counts as a duplicate or not: politics.stackexchange.com/q/10445/2130
    – Bobson
    Oct 15, 2017 at 23:03
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    I've voted to close this as off topic because you're asking us to speculate on the future, with an implied attack on the president. Oct 15, 2017 at 23:12
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    @BigDataLouie I would recommend editing your question to remove the real-world elements and focus on your actual question then. As it stands your question needlessly uses examples of real people, which tends to distract from the actual question. Oct 15, 2017 at 23:52

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As long as one adheres to the requirements per the constitution, they can run and become president:

No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

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