Theodore Roosevelt was the first President to seriously challenge the two-term limit precedent set by George Washington. When he was criticized for running a third time in 1912, he asserted that technically the 1904 campaign was his first true run for the Presidency. He originally took office in 1901 after President William McKinley was assassinated. Ultimately Roosevelt lost the election.
How may our history be different if Roosevelt did not lose the election?
Russian President Vladimir Putin personally directed an attempt to harm Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to an intelligence report declassified and made public Friday.
The report, “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections,” noted that Moscow has for years attempted to meddle in American politics, but 2016 operations “demonstrated a significant escalation in directness, level of activity and scope of effort.” Read more
Afterward, Trump said in a statement that cyberattacks had no impact on the integrity of his victory. Read more