OAN’s Abril Elfi
9:45 AM – Saturday, November 18, 2023
A Denver, Colorado district judge has decided that former President Donald Trump is eligible to appear in the state’s 2024 election primary ballot.
District Judge Sarah B. Wallace ruled that the 45th president can appear on the Colorado primary ballot shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
The ruling came amid allegations brought by the group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington that Trump should be disqualified from the ballot due to a section of the United States Constitution that prohibits individuals who have “engaged in insurrection” from holding office.
However, Wallace also wrote that Trump “acted with the specific intent to disrupt the Electoral College certification of President Biden’s electoral victory through unlawful means; specifically, by using unlawful force and violence.” And, she concluded, “that Trump incited an insurrection on January 6, 2021 and therefore ‘engaged’ in insurrection.”
That would normally be enough to disqualify him under Section 3, but she stated that she couldn’t do…
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