Trump tweets video showing him running for president indefinitely

President Trump on Friday shared an edited video depicting him campaigning for office indefinitely in a play on a Time magazine cover published last October.

The actual cover — from the Oct. 22, 2018, issue — was titled “How Trumpism Outlasts Trump” and features campaign yard signs for Trump for every four years from 2024-2044.{mosads}

The edited clip, which is set to the swelling orchestra of “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1” — a tune regularly featured in movies and television — adds an additional sign at the end that at first reads “Trump 2048,” before growing by four years at a time, then 100 years at a time, then even larger jumps until it eventually reads “Trump 4EVA.”

The president is shown standing behind the last yard sign as if it is a podium.

It’s unclear who made the video, but the president has in the past shared images and videos made by supporters.

The president has occasionally mused over the course of his first term about the possibility of serving more than two terms, but the remarks are sometimes made in jest.

Trump quipped at a campaign rally in May that he could serve as many as five terms. 

He tweeted on Sunday that he expected to have six more years in the White House, then questioned if “the people would demand that I stay longer?” because of his record.

Earlier this year, Trump retweeted a post from Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. that said Trump’s first term should be extended by two years because of “time stolen” by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump often derided the probe as a “witch hunt.” Mueller ultimately did not establish there was a conspiracy between Russia and the Trump campaign, and neither accused nor exonerated Trump on the issue of obstruction of justice.

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