Trump Responds With FIRE After Judge Removes Him From State Ballot – EVOL

An Illinois judge has excluded former President Donald Trump from the ballot in the state, citing the insurrection clause of the 14th Amendment. However, Cook County Circuit Judge Tracie Porter has temporarily delayed the implementation of the decision, pending an appeal.

This comes as the Supreme Court is reviewing a similar case from Colorado, which seeks to disqualify the leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination based on their alleged participation in the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. In response, Trump’s campaign spokesperson, Steven Cheung, stated that they will promptly file an appeal.

“Today, an activist Democrat judge in Illinois summarily overruled the state’s board of elections and contradicted earlier decisions from dozens of other state and federal jurisdictions,” Cheung said, calling it an “unconstitutional ruling.”

Porter’s extensive ruling acknowledged that her decision may not be the final resolution, as higher courts will have the opportunity to review it, as reported by WBEZ. The arguments presented to exclude Trump from Colorado’s ballot seem weak, and the U.S. Supreme Court is prepared to make a judgment on the matter soon. With Colorado’s primary election scheduled for Tuesday, the highest court in the country is under pressure to act



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