Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said he will appear alongside Fox News host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Pressure builds as UK approves COVID-19 vaccine 'Tiger King's' attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump Trump has discussed possible pardons for three eldest children, Kushner: report MORE on Thursday night to “explain” how President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE “will be eligible for a 3rd term.”

Huckabee claimed Trump’s critics, including former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Mastercard - Dem leaders back smaller COVID-19 relief bill as pandemic escalates Trump blasts special counsel Durham for moving too slowly Biden plans to keep Wray as FBI director: report MORE and Democrats in general, as well as the news media and House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, would make the president eligible to run in the 2024 presidential election. He also said he was “named to head up the 2024 re-election.”

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“I'll be on @seanhannity 2nite @FoxNews at 9pm ET and will explain how @realDonaldTrump will be eligible for a 3rd term due to the illegal attempts by Comey, Dems, and media , et al attempting to oust him as @POTUS so that's why I was named to head up the 2024 re-election,” Huckabee tweeted. 

Trump is constitutionally prohibited from serving a third term under the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution.

The president has previously joked about running for president indefinitely. Earlier this year, he tweeted an edited video depicting him campaigning for office forever on a satirical Time magazine cover. It was based on an actual magazine cover from last year that showed Trump campaign year signs every four years from 2024 to 2044.

Huckabee’s tweet came as the House Judiciary Committee held a marathon debate on two articles of impeachment Wednesday ahead of final votes expected on them later in the day. The full House is expected to vote on the articles next week. 

The Hill has reached out to the White House and Trump’s 2020 campaign for comment.