Steven H. Aden: Article 1, Section 6, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution

ADF attorney Steven H. Aden is a guest essayist at Constituting America.  He has written a brief analysis of Article I, Section 6, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution which provides: “2: No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.”

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