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Steven Cheung, Mr Trump’s spokesman, mentioned he would enchantment towards the Maine determination.

“The Maine Secretary of State is a former ACLU attorney, a virulent leftist and a hyper-partisan Biden-supporting Democrat who has decided to interfere in the presidential election on behalf of Crooked Joe Biden,’’ Mr Cheung said.

“We are witnessing, in real-time, the attempted theft of an election and the disenfranchisement of the American voter.

“Democrats in blue states are recklessly and un-Constitutionally suspending the civil rights of the American voters by attempting to summarily remove President Trump’s name from the ballot.

“Make no mistake, these partisan election interference efforts are a hostile assault on American democracy.”

Showdown within the Supreme Court

The landmark ruling in Colorado has been stayed till Jan 4 to permit time for Republicans to enchantment to the nation’s Supreme Court.

The case hinges on the 14th Amendment which was handed in 1868, three years after the tip of the Civil War.

Section three of the modification barred anybody engaged in revolt from holding workplace.

It was meant to maintain former Confederates out of workplace and had been barely talked about for many years till August when the potential of utilizing the clause was raised by two authorized students, William Baude of the University of Chicago and Michael Stokes Paulsen of the University of St Thomas.

Both males are members of the Federalist Society, a conservative authorized group which helps a really strict interpretation of the US Constitution.

In Maine on Thursday, Ms Bellows received reward from a gaggle of distinguished voters who had filed a petition which compelled her to think about the case.

Republican Kimberly Rosen, impartial Thomas Saviello and Democrat Ethan Strimling mentioned in a joint assertion that Ms Bellows “confirmed nice braveness in her ruling’’.

‘‘We look forward to helping her defend her judicious and correct decision in court,’’ they mentioned. ‘‘No elected official is above the law or our constitution, and today’s ruling reaffirms this most necessary of American rules.’’