14 Amendment efforts to remove Donald Trump from becoming President again are popping up all aroound the country….
A serious enterating of the effort is bound to land in the lap of the Supreme’s….
New Hampshire Secretary of State David Scanlan said Wednesday that there is no legal basis for keeping former President Donald Trump off the ballot in the first-in-the-nation primary.
“There is no mention in New Hampshire state statute that a candidate in a new presidential primary can be disqualified using the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution referencing insurrection or rebellion,” Scanlan, a Republican, said during a news conference Wednesday morning. “Similarly, there is nothing in the 14th Amendment that suggests that exercising the provisions of that amendment should take place during the delegate selection process held by the different states.”….
In New Hampshire and in states across the country, some legal scholars and Trump critics have argued the former president should be disqualified from the ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which bars those who’ve taken an oath to support the Constitution from holding office again if they’ve “engaged in insurrection” against the United States or “given aid or comfort” to its enemies….