He was also found ineligible to run in two states.
Donald Trump He filed an appeal on Wednesday against the Colorado Supreme Court's decision to disqualify him from running for office on the federal Supreme Court, the highest legal forum in the United States, MTI reported.
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.
The US Supreme Court is expected to decide in the coming days whether it will accept the appeal and whether it will review it expeditiously.
At the end of last December, the head of the Maine state administration also excluded Donald Trump from running for elections, when he announced that Donald Trump’s involvement in the events of January 6, 2021 had been proven to him, and this exhausted him. Sin of sedition.
Donald Trump's legal representatives filed an appeal against the decision made in Maine with the state's highest court on Tuesday.
In both states, the Republican primaries are held at the beginning of March, on what is called Super Tuesday.