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US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

Trump says he won’t attempt to amend the Constitution to win a 3rd term despite previous praise of abolished Chinese term-limits

In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Trump veered into the hypothetical when he told Chris Wallace that he would not attempt to win a third term.
Term limits would eliminate a consequence of life tenure that is an essential feature of our democracy: the Court's relative lack of volatility.

I’m a lawyer, and Supreme Court justices shouldn’t have term limits — they should have age requirements

Supreme Court justices serve for life or until they retire. While some have called for enacting term limits, in hopes of depoliticizing retirements and the nomination process, attorney Matthew Stanford suggests age requirements are a better option, and would allow for greater ideological variety.
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Trump jokes he doesn’t have ‘despotic tendencies’ after musing about lifting the presidential term limit

Trump jokingly said the US should extend term limits for presidents and said the press said he has "despotic tendencies" after a previous term limit joke.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the third plenary session of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) at The Great Hall of People on March 11, 2018 in Beijing, China.

Factional warring and failed ‘coups’ may be the reason Xi Jinping wants to rule China forever

Xi Jinping has been engaged in a "life and death" contest with a powerful faction in the Communist Party.