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Former President Donald Trump is one ruling away from bringing his 2024 candidacy before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Despite a previous ruling from a lower court that allowed him to remain on the state’s primary ballot, Trump is appealing the Colorado case that attempted to remove him from the ballot. This could be good news for Trump, given that he appointed three justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, creating a 6-3 Republican majority on the nation’s highest court.
The former president asked the Colorado Supreme Court to review the legal and factual rulings made by District Judge Sarah Wallace in an application for review that was filed on Monday. According to the president’s attorneys, the rulings are “wholly unsupported by the law.” Judge Wallace found that Trump had “incited” the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, but he disagreed with the plaintiffs’ argument that the president was subject to the law.
In this case, it is the second appeal. In addition to the case against Trump, a group of Colorado voters appealed to the state Supreme Court in 67…
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