Does the Constitution disqualify Trump? Don’t bet on it.
If you are hoping that Donald Trump is disqualified from running for president, don’t count on it. As a legal matter, it’s unlikely — not impossible but unlikely — that courts will invoke Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to keep the former president off the ballot. And as a policy question, though another Trump presidency would pose a great danger to democracy, invoking this once-obscure corner of the Constitution to stop Trump would also be dangerous.
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