Former President Clinton says third terms should be legal

Former president Bill Clinton thinks presidents should be able to run for a third term. "Going forward, I personally believe that should be the rule," he said on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday.

Clinton was responding to a question on whether presidents should be able to serve for two terms, take time off, and run again.

"I think as a practical matter, you couldn't apply [the rule] to anyone who has already served," he said, adding that people are living -- and retaining the mental capacity to serve as president -- longer.

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