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Like the Colorado Supreme Court, Maine appealed to the 14th Amendment to the Constitution

(FILES) Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he arrives for his civil fraud trial in New York City on Oct. 17, 2023. The state of Maine blocks
Donald Trump, final October.TIMOTHY A. CLARYAFP
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Maine, northeast of USA, This Thursday turned the second state to expel the previous president Donald Trump (2017-2021), pre-candidate for the 2024 elections, of the Republican primaries in that state, for his position within the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

In a doc shared by a number of American media shops, the Secretary of State of Maine, Shenna Bellows, introduced the choice, claiming that Trump can’t take part within the elections for having participated in an “insurrection.”

Bellows’ resolution comes per week after the Colorado State Supreme Court, in a historic transfer, dominated in favor of expelling the Republican from his social gathering’s major.

The Maine Secretary of State, just like the Colorado Supreme Court, appealed to the Amendment 14 of the Constitution, which prohibits individuals who have participated in an rebellion from holding elected workplace.

That modification was accredited in 1868, after the civil conflict within the United States, to forestall folks related to the southern rebels of the Confederacy from coming to energy.

“I am aware that no Secretary of State has ever deprived a presidential candidate of access to the polls based on Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment,” Bellows wrote within the doc shared by US media.

“However, I am also aware that no presidential candidate has ever participated in an insurrection before,” Bellows famous.

He Colorado Republican Party resolve on wednesday attraction to the US Supreme Court the choice to disqualify Trump from the elections on this state.

On January 6, 2021, 1000’s of President Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol whereas lawmakers had been within the technique of certifying the election outcomes that gave victory to the present president, Joe Biden.