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Trump to appeal Maine decision removing him from ballot

Posted on AllSides December 28th, 2023
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Former President Trump’s campaign said it will appeal the Maine Secretary of State’s Thursday decision to bar him from the state’s primary ballot. Secretary of State Shenna Bellows (D) determined Thursday that Trump’s actions surrounding the Jan. 6 Capitol riots violated the 14th Amendment’s clause barring those who “assist insurrection” from holding office. The Trump campaign quickly denounced the decision, attacking Bellows as a “virulent leftist and a hyper-partisan Biden-supporting Democrat.” “We are witnessing, in real-time, the attempted theft of an election and the disenfranchisement of the American voter,” spokesman...

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