Cases in Colorado and Minnesota are seeking to disqualify former President Donald Trump from winning the White House again. The hearing could break new ground in constitutional law and could easily end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys started their arguments on Monday, claiming Trump’s alleged role in the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, violated the Constitution’s insurrection clause and thus prevents him from being able to seek office.
They noted cases where the congressional authors of Section Three declined to use it more than a century ago against people who only rhetorically backed the confederacy. POLL SHOWS TRUMP AND BIDEN NECK AND NECK IN 2024 ELECTION, BUT INDEPENDENT BIDS COULD CHANGE RACE His lawyers said none of the issues are simple in a provision of the Constitution that hasn’t been used in 150 years.
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What to know about the 14th Amendment Trump disqualification trial in ColoradoA trial to determine if the 14th Amendment’s “insurrectionist ban” applies to former President Donald Trump is set to begin Monday in Denver, an historic but likely longshot case that could block him from Colorado’s presidential ballot in 2024. Read more ⮕
Weeklong hearing on one lawsuit to bar Trump from the ballot in Colorado begins MondayCourt arguments are beginning in the effort to bar former President Donald Trump from running for his old job again. The first set of arguments start in Colorado on Monday. Read more ⮕
Trial begins on whether Trump should be kept off the 2024 ballot in ColoradoSummer Concepcion is a politics reporter for NBC News. Read more ⮕
Colorado Court Will Hear Arguments for Barring Donald Trump From Primary BallotThe suit charges that his efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election disqualify him from Colorado’s presidential ballot under the 14th Amendment. Read more ⮕