Arizona’s secretary of state is the latest to say his office is grappling with the potential effects of a move to block Trump from the ballot.
Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes said Tuesday that his office is figuring out how to handle potential complaints over whether former President Donald Trump should be disqualified from appearing on the 2024 ballot.
The issue centers on the 14th Amendment, which prohibits people who have “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” from holding public office. Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson raised the theory at last week’s GOP presidential debate that Trump’s conduct on Jan. 6, 2021, might disqualify him on those grounds — a theory that has gained traction among some legal scholars, though others discount the possibility.
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Update #1: State election officials prepare for efforts to disqualify Trump under 14th Amendment (ABC News)
WNU Editor: I am sure they are going to try. Democrat prosecutors have already charged the former President, and with his more serious trials being held in Democrat strongholds like Washington DC (link here), the probability of a jury convicting him is very high.