Is Being a Born Citizen of the United States of Sufficient Citizenship Status tobe President of the United States and Commander in Chief of Our Military?The Founders and Framers Emphatically Decided It Was Not!
Originally Posted Online @ puzo1.blogspot.com onFriday, September 17, 2010
Is Being aBorn Citizenof the United States of Sufficient Citizenship Status to bePresident of the United States and Commander in Chief of Our Military? TheFounders and Framers Emphatically Decided It Was Not!
By: CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr., (Retired)Lead Plaintiff, Kerchner et al v Obama & Congress et al17 September 2010 - Constitution DayDuring the process of developing a new U.S. Constitution Alexander Hamilton submitteda suggested draft for a Constitution on June 18, 1787. He also submitted to the framers aproposal for the qualification requirements in Article II as to the necessary Citizenshipstatus for the office of President and Commander in Chief of the Military.
Alexander Hamilton’s suggested presidential eligibility clause:
"No person shall be eligible to the office of President of the United States unless he be now a Citizen of one of the States, or hereafter be born a Citizen of the United States.
Many of the founders and framers had a fear of foreign influence on the person whowould in the future be President of the United States since this particular office wassingularly and uniquely powerful under the proposed new Constitution. The President