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A legal analyst and expert has broken down a Colorado state judge’s ruling in a case involving an effort to remove former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot, citing the “insurrection” provision of the 14th Amendment.
Fox News analyst Sol Wisenberg said the only “significant” thing he took away from the ruling is that the judge “held back.”
District Judge Sarah B. Wallace said in her ruling she believes the former president was guilty of engaging in an insurrection but found that Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which names many positions that someone cannot attain if they are guilty of insurrection, does not explicitly name the presidency.
“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 Three,” the judge wrote.
“After considering the arguments on both sides, the Court is persuaded that ‘officers of the United States’ did not include the President of the United States,” she said. “It…
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