A Minnesota petition alleges Trump violated the 14th Amendment through involvement in the January 6th Capitol attack and should be barred from the 2024 ballot. Though facing legal hurdles, it adds to similar filings weaponizing the 14th against Trump to prohibit him from office over the insurrection.
14th Amendment Challenge
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- A group filed a petition in Minnesota to keep Donald Trump off the 2024 ballot.
- They argue Trump’s actions on January 6th violate Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
- That section prohibits those engaged in insurrection from holding public office.
- The petition says Trump was involved in the Jan 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.
- It claims there is enough evidence of Trump’s constitutional violations.
- The petition urges Minnesota Secretary of State to keep Trump off the state’s ballot.
- Trump has not yet formally declared his 2024 presidential candidacy.
- This challenge joins similar 14th Amendment filings in other states.
- The aim is to legally bar Trump from office over the Capitol riot.
- It faces major hurdles but fuels the 14th Amendment debate.