Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said he will appear alongside Fox News host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityOvernight Defense: Aircraft carrier captain pleads for help with outbreak | Pentagon shipment of ventilators delayed | Pompeo urges countries to be more 'transparent' with virus data Well-wishes pour in across media for Chris Cuomo after coronavirus diagnosis Pompeo: Countries must 'step up,' provide 'transparent' coronavirus information to save lives MORE on Thursday night to “explain” how President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar MORE “will be eligible for a 3rd term.”

Huckabee claimed Trump’s critics, including former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyIs coronavirus the final Trump crisis? Full appeals court to rehear case over McGahn subpoena Tucker Carlson: Biden's 'fading intellect' an 'opportunity' for Democrats to control him 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.