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Supreme Court puts Trump back on Colorado Republican primary ballot

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2024
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The Supreme Court on Monday tossed out a Colorado court ruling that barred Donald Trump from appearing on the state’s Republican presidential primary ballot because of a provision in the U.S. Constitution related to people who engage in insurrection.

The unanimous decision said that “States have no power under the Constitution to” enforce a the provision disqualifying people from federal office if they engaged in insurrection, “especially the Presidency.” The ruling said states could disqualify people from holding state offices on those grounds.

The decision in Trump’s favor —  which means votes he garners on Tuesday’s ballot will count...

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