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Jonathan Turley Says Democrats Working To Disqualify ‘Dozens’ Of Republicans Beyond Trump

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley said Wednesday that Democrats are working to disqualify “dozens” of Republican lawmakers other than former President Donald Trump.

Rep. Jaime Raskin, D-Maryland, said Congressional Democrats are planning legislation that would disqualify President Trump under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment. state No person may hold public office if he or she has “engaged in rebellion or insurrection, or given aid or comfort to its enemies.” The Supreme Court's unanimous ruling said Colorado could not disqualify Trump from voting.

“Well, anything is possible, because the Supreme Court has made it clear that the public should not have to deal with or tolerate this level of disruption in an election. In short, Congressman Raskin said, 'Oh, yeah. ,' said Turley. “He basically came back and said he was going to bring this to Congress. Keep in mind that many of these lawmakers have tried to disqualify dozens of their colleagues and other Republicans in order to wipe out Republican incumbents' ballots. That is what I meant.”

“So this is a direct attack on what most of us consider democratic values, but you know, they're going to have to thread that needle, and I think they “I think it could stumble into more legal issues,” he continued.

Ruskin swore that reintroduce The bill would declare January 6, 2021 an “insurrection” and declare those involved as “participating in the insurrection.”

Turley said the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to enforce the 14th Amendment's “insurrectionist ban,” but Raskin and others are trying to “maintain chaos at all costs.” He said there was. (Related: Sunny Hostin suggests Democrats could hold their own January 6th if Trump wins)

supreme court control Removing candidates from state ballots could lead to a “patchwork” of results and an “evolving electoral map.”
“In different ways and at different times, it dramatically changes the behavior of voters, parties, and states across the country.”

The case deals with the Colorado Supreme Court's decision in late December to disqualify President Trump from voting due to his alleged involvement in the January 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot. be. Maine and Illinois followed Colorado's suit, but the Supreme Court's decision immediately invalidated those states' decisions.

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