Foreign powers both hostile and friendly, organized crime, political parties, corporations, self appointed oligarchs and erstwhile puppets or people acting under duress should be effectively dissueded (even where there is durress) from pursuing placing puppets in office because they understand it will almost certainly result in prosecution and removal while in office. High office holders have to be clear there is a higher standard and much greater level of scrutiny. Also that leaving office or resignation will not stop investigation and prosecution. We want compromised people kept out and we want to encourage the immediate resignation of people where there is any real question.
For the president, vice president, speaker of the house and sc justice. The following higher standard they will be held to:
No statute of limitations on any felony offense for the rest of their lives backward and forward
No possibility of presidential pardon, parole or probation
Mandatory minimum sentencing set to maximums
Prosecution and removal while in office
Forfeiture of total assets where the office was used as a means to ill gotten gain and unjust enrichment.
Law requiring the pursuing of bribery and coercion in these matters all the way to the end of chain of causation without a statute of limitations with publication of every settled matter as soon as it settled without the ability to classify any of it. Investigations stay open indefinitely or until successful conclusion only a super majority vote of house and senate can stop an investigation. Any attempt to change any aspect of an investigation (including such investigations which predate their term) by a president or vice president starts an impeachment inquiry by the house, trial in the sennate and required vote on impeachment.
Holding these office means none of their immediate relatives or decendents will be eligible to run for elected office for 100 years- where violation of this condition will lead to prosecution of both parties under the terms above. Any member acquited is still barred from those offices for life, no do overs.
All of this is constitutional because the people have the absolute right to be free of tyrranny.
We have the 25th ammendment. We have a vice president we have other justices we have other members of the house as stand ins. We can’t have a President setting bad precedents or encouraging tax evasion or have the US aiding and abetting crime. We can’t have career criminals or puppets in office. We have the current situation because we failed to do what we should have done with Nixon and because we allowed our media to become formatted arround a money based conflict of interest.
This is required because a soft conquering through top down capture is akin to military defeat because it implies capture of the nation’s arms and law enforcement.
We also need a means to prosecute parties. Hillary and the DNC still need to be held accountable for the obvious primary theft because more than anything else that allowed the current situation.
How to get this through? A viable candidate (like a Sanders) just has to read some version of at the beginning and end of every speech during the campaign and throughout their time in office. If that is done it will have more force than a constitutional ammendment.