May a president in the USA who served two periods come back after a waiting period and be reelected for more times in pattern much as in Russia?

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    No. See the 22nd amendment to the US Constitution: constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/…
    – jamesqf
    Commented Sep 10, 2019 at 3:02
  • Related: politics.stackexchange.com/questions/11805/…
    – dan04
    Commented Sep 10, 2019 at 3:23
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    Not a duplicate of that question, that's about another scenario (VP succeeds President after the latter's death)
    – MSalters
    Commented Sep 10, 2019 at 7:19
  • @MSalters: the quoted bit of the 22nd Amendment from the answer to the other question covers this (simpler) scenario as well. Commented Sep 10, 2019 at 9:38
  • Traditionally, the President of the United States in honor of Washington before FDR served Two Terms. One president, Grover Cleaveland, served two non-consecutive terms. FDR secured four and died in office. Amendment 22 went into effect during Truman (FDR's successor) and allowed Truman exemption, but Truman was voted out after 2 terms. Currently the Vice President may serve 3 terms if and only if he suceeds a president who died in office with 2 years or more of his term served. Under current law, a President may serve at most 10 years minus one day in this manor. 8 years is typical.
    – hszmv
    Commented Sep 10, 2019 at 12:38


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