Supreme Court Sounds Solidly Arrayed Against Disqualifying Trump

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The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday on the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling disqualifying Donald Trump from the ballot under the insurrection clause. The justices, including at least a couple of the liberals, seemed inclined to overturn that decision.

If they come down that way, they’ll likely coalesce behind the argument that states can’t disqualify federal candidates, based on how much time they spent on that topic over the two-plus hours. They’ll have to do some contortions, though, to get around the plain reading of the text.

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