Michigan Judge Dismisses 14th Amendment Challenge Against Trump

Michigan Judge Dismisses 14th Amendment Challenge Against Trump

A Michigan judge ruled Tuesday that former President Donald Trump can stay on the state’s primary ballot in 2024, dismissing one of several challenges to block a Trump candidacy by using an insurrection clause in the U.S. Constitution.

The lawsuit — led by the left-wing nonprofit organization Free Speech for Free Peoples, argues Trump violated section 3 of the 14th Amendment in connection with the U.S. Capitol breach on January 6, 2021. The clause bars anyone who previously took an oath of office from running for office if they have “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.”

But Michigan Court of Claims Judge James Redford reportedly said that under state law, the secretary of state lacks authority

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