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WOW: Legal Expert Tells Newsweek Kamala Harris Does Not Qualify For Vice Presidency

According to Professor of Law at Chapman University and Senior Fellow at the Claremont Institute, John Eastman, Senator Kamala Harris does not qualify for the vice presidency because of issues surrounding her birth.

While writing in an op-ed for Newsweek, Eastman explains the background surrounding Harris’s birth as well as her parents.

Check out the article from Newsweek below:

The fact that Senator Kamala Harris has just been named the vice presidential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has some questioning her eligibility for the position. The 12th Amendment provides that “no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States.” And Article II of the Constitution specifies that “[n]o person except a natural born citizen…shall be eligible to the office of President.” Her father was (and is) a Jamaican national, her mother was from India, and neither was a naturalized U.S. citizen at the time of Harris’ birth in 1964. That, according to these commentators, makes her not a “natural born citizen”—and therefore ineligible for the office of the president and, hence, ineligible for the office of the vice president.

Eastman continued by going into the legality surrounding Harris’s birth and her VP bid:

The language of Article II is that one must be a natural-born citizen. The original Constitution did not define citizenship, but the 14th Amendment does—and it provides that “all persons born…in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens.” Those who claim that birth alone is sufficient overlook the second phrase. The person must also be “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States, and that meant subject to the complete jurisdiction, not merely a partial jurisdiction such as that which applies to anyone temporarily sojourning in the United States (whether lawfully or unlawfully)…

So before we so cavalierly accept Senator Harris’ eligibility for the office of vice president, we should ask her a few questions about the status of her parents at the time of her birth.

Were Harris’ parents lawful permanent residents at the time of her birth? If so, then under the actual holding of Wong Kim Ark, she should be deemed a citizen at birth—that is, a natural-born citizen—and hence eligible. Or were they instead, as seems to be the case, merely temporary visitors, perhaps on student visas issued pursuant to Section 101(15)(F) of Title I of the 1952 Immigration Act? If the latter were indeed the case, then derivatively from her parents, Harris was not subject to the complete jurisdiction of the United States at birth, but instead owed her allegiance to a foreign power or powers—Jamaica, in the case of her father, and India, in the case of her mother—and was therefore not entitled to birthright citizenship under the 14th Amendment as originally understood.

Interestingly, this recitation of the original meaning of the 14th Amendment Citizenship Clause might also call into question Harris’ eligibility for her current position as a United States senator.

Professor Eastman finishes with the following:

But the concerns about divided allegiance that led our nation’s Founders to include the “natural-born citizen” requirement for the office of president and commander-in-chief remain important; indeed, with persistent threats from Russia, China and others to our sovereignty and electoral process, those concerns are perhaps even more important today. It would be an inauspicious start for any campaign for the highest offices in the land to ignore the Constitution’s eligibility requirements; how else could we possibly expect the candidates, if elected, to honor their oaths to “faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and…to the best of [their] Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States?”

What are your thoughts? Does Kamala have some explaining to do?

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oldbat
oldbat
1 month ago

based on obama’s story, he wasnt eligible either. unless his father was that commie named frank. but based on his story, no one seemed to give a crap that he had a brit nat’l for a father.

Charles Morrison
Charles Morrison
1 month ago

It doesn’t matter. She slept with Willie Brown for a leg up in her career, so she’s a whore. Trump will win, but there will br so much corruption in the process, that thr wrath of the American prople on all sides will boil over. Consider the possibility that this is what the Powers That Be want, so that they can blame us for our own demise, deflecting blame from where it belongs: on Banksters, Oligarchs, and the politicians and deep state toadies that they own.

Blather
Blather
1 month ago

They never cared with obammie. Why should the care now? But I do and warned people about obammie for years but got no where.

Not even Rush would do it.

Joseph Alan Anderson
Joseph Alan Anderson
1 month ago

It does make a difference between what is right and what is wrong. We had eight years of wrong in the White House already with Obama. We do not need to take a chance to have this evil lady get close to having a chance .

h Clayton-Callaghan
h Clayton-Callaghan
18 days ago

Yes, i agree with the professors findings and reading of the Constitution & 14th amendment. I read this challenge immediately after her nomination and it raised the same 2 vital points. This needs to be addressed asap and before she continues in a path she , it would seem, is un intitled to.

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