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Trump Is Officially Off The Ballot Of Two States, With Other Cases On The Way

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Maine’s secretary of state and Colorado’s Supreme Court have both concluded that former President Donald Trump is ineligible to serve as president under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment due to his involvement in the events of Jan. 6, 2021.

While some states allowed Trump to appear on the primary election ballot based on procedural grounds, the substantive legal decisions in Colorado and Maine have ruled against Trump.

“Similarly, in Arizona, the federal judge reviewing a challenge to Trump’s eligibility never confronted the key legal argument. Instead, the judge concluded that the long-shot presidential candidate who brought the case lacked the legal standing to do so, and the case was dismissed,” the report noted. (Trending: Obama Judge Issues Shock Ruling Against Democrats)

“Based on the court’s reasoning, President Joe Biden could file a challenge to Trump’s eligibility for the general election ballot if both men become their party nominees.”

“And in Minnesota, once again we have a ruling in which the person or body hearing the challenge failed to rule on the legal merits.”

“There, the state’s Supreme Court ruled that there was no state law barring ‘a major political party from placing on the presidential nomination primary ballot, or sending delegates to the national convention supporting, a candidate who is ineligible to hold office.’ This ruling applies only to presidential primaries, and also leaves open the possibility of a challenge to Trump’s eligibility for the general election ballot,” the report added.

The issue may now head to the U.S. Supreme Court for a final resolution, with implications for the upcoming election.

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