Maine is located in the northeastern part of the United States Second state to expel former President Donald Trump (2017-2021), pre-candidate for 2024 election, Republican primaries of that State. They accuse him of participating in an “insurgency” for his role in the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.
On December 19, Colorado became the first state to ban Trump from running for the same reason. The decision of the Supreme Court under that jurisdiction to remove him from the premiership was a historic move.
Now, Maine Secretary of State Shanna Bellows has made the plea 14th Amendment to the ConstitutionIt prohibits those who participated in a rebellion from holding elected office.
That amendment was ratified in 1868, after the American Civil War, to prevent people associated with southern rebels from the Confederacy from coming to power.
“I am aware that no Secretary of State has ever deprived a presidential nominee of access to a ballot pursuant to Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment,” Bellows wrote in the document shared by US media.
“However, I also know that no presidential candidate has ever participated A rebellion” bellows highlighted.
Colorado's Republican Party on Wednesday decided to appeal the decision to disqualify Trump from the state's election to the US Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, the magnates have already warned they will challenge the decision in court after a fresh backlash in Maine. This was announced by his campaign spokesman, who warned that he could be subject to a final appeal to the US Supreme Court.
Trump immediately condemned the decision, which he said was made by a “radical leftist” who is a “radical supporter” of Joe Biden.
“We are witnessing first-hand the attempted theft of the election and the disenfranchisement of American voters,” the Republican Party condemned through its campaign committee.
The presidential election of 2024 will be held on November 5. In addition to Trump, six other participants have registered for the Republican primaries.
Two blockades and two endorsements, a partial balance of anti-Trump presentations
On January 6, 2021, hundreds of Trump supporters violently stormed the Capitol, the sanctuary of American democracy, in an attempt to block his Democratic opponent, Biden's certificate of victory.
Trump and his staunch supporters continue to challenge the 2020 election results without evidence.
He is a former president Accused On August 1 at the federal level and on August 14, by the state of Georgia, he was accused of trying to change the results of the 2020 elections.
In several states across the country, procedures were initiated to block the path of a clear preference in the Republican primaries.
when Michigan and Minnesota rejected them, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week that Trump was unfit for his actions during the attack on the Capitol. Maine State joined him this Thursday.
With information from EFE and AFP
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