October 3, 2023

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Can the 14th Amendment block a Trump return?

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It’s not exactly ironic, but close enough for our purposes, that Donald Trump — a strict anti-constitutionalist — could be brought down by the nation’s founding document.

And it’s not ironic at all — I could have predicted it — that Colorado could be right in the middle of that battle, along with competing lawyers carrying with them their well-worn copies of the Constitution.

You see, actual constitutional scholars, from left and right, have made a strong case that the 14th Amendment — one of my favorite amendments, by the way — precludes anyone from holding office who has sworn to uphold the Constitution and, in the words of two legal eminences, “thereafter rebels against that sacred charter, either through overt insurrection or by giving aid or comfort…

Mike Littwin

2023-09-10 03:05:00

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