As the Index previously wrote, Donald Trump was banned from running in the elections by the state of Maine after Colorado, and he continues to fight this resolutely and has filed an appeal against the state of Colorado’s decision to prevent him from running for presidential elections in the Supreme Council. court. The U.S. Constitution sets January 4 as a deadline for filing appeals.
Through his lawyer, the former US President is demanding that the decision taken in the state of Colorado be illegal, as well as the cancellation of the decision to exclude him from running for elections, and “the return of the voters’ right to make decisions about themselves.” Their presidential candidate.
In December, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, which bars elected officials involved in sedition from holding public office, applies to Donald Trump. In reference to this, it was decided that the former president's name could not even appear on ballots in the Republican primary elections in Colorado.
In the coming days, the US Supreme Court will have to decide whether to accept the appeal and whether to examine it in an expedited procedure, MTI reports.
Donald Trump's legal representatives filed an appeal against the decision made in Maine with the state's highest court on Tuesday.
According to the lawyers objecting to the decisions taken in the states of Colorado and Maine, they do not pass the test of legality, considering that Donald Trump’s guilt of sedition has not been proven in the legal sense, because no court has yet convicted him of such a charge, and there has not even been a charge of this kind.
In both states, primaries are held at the beginning of March, where Republican residents of the state can decide who they want to see as their presidential nominee in the November presidential election.