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WMU constitutional law professor discusses Trump's life after presidency

Posted at 4:45 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 16:45:26-05

WASHINGTON — Michael McDaniel, a constitutional law professor and associate dean at Western Michigan University’s Cooley law school, joined Fox 17 to give us some insight into former President Donald Trump’s next steps and transition after leaving office.

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Life after the presidency differs among everyone who hold the office, but there are certain benefits all are entitled to – though not as many as some may believe.

For example, Trump isn’t eligible for a pension because he hasn’t been in federal service for at least five years.

He’ll still have an extensive travel budget and the right to set up his own library and maintain an office for an extensive period of time at taxpayer expense.

See the full interview in the video player above.