Judge Rejects Effort To Kick Trump Off Bal­lot In Col­orado Under 14th Amend­ment

Judge Rejects Effort To Kick Trump Off Ballot In Colorado Under 14th Amendment

A judge in Col­orado has reject­ed a chal­lenge filed by a Left-lean­ing group to remove for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump from the state’s 2024 pres­i­den­tial pri­ma­ry bal­lot under the 14th Amend­ment. 
On Fri­day, Col­orado Judge Sarah B. Wal­lace ruled that Trump could not be kicked off the bal­lot in the state because the insur­rec­tion clause of the 14th Amend­ment did not apply to the pres­i­den­cy. The chal­lenge in Col­orado was filed by Cit­i­zens for Respon­si­bil­i­ty and Ethics in Wash­ing­ton on behalf of six Col­orado vot­ers. 
“Part of the court’s deci­sion is its reluc­tance to embrace an inter­pre­ta­tion which would dis­qual­i­fy a pres­i­den­tial can­di­date with­out a clear, unmis­tak­able indi­ca­tion that such is the intent of Sec­tion 3,” Wal­lace wrote. The rul­ing comes after sim­i­lar efforts to block Trump from appear­ing on state bal­lots failed in Michi­gan and Min­neso­ta.
Trump cam­paign spokesman Steven Che­ung said that the rul­ing was anoth­er nail in the cof­fin for the efforts to make Trump inel­i­gi­ble to run for office. 
“W …