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Friday, March 1, 2024 at 2:22 PM

Trump can appear on primary ballot

By Jesse Paul The Johnstown Breeze

Donald Trump incited an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, but he can still appear on the Republican presidential primary ballot in Colorado next year, a Denver District Court judge ruled last Friday in a case that could have national consequences.

Judge Sarah B. Wallace’s 102-page ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by a liberal political nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. It argued that Trump’s role in the deadly January 6 riot disqualifies him from running for president under the 14th Amendment and that he shouldn’t be allowed to appear on Colorado’s presidential primary ballot.

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