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Trump lawyers tell Supreme Court that removing him from ballots would unleash ‘chaos and bedlam’

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Trump lawyers tell Supreme Court that removing him from ballots would unleash ‘chaos and bedlam’
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Former President Donald Trump on Thursday pleaded with the Supreme Court to allow him to remain on the Republican primary ballot in Colorado as he seeks to overturn a state ruling that found him ineligible because of his role leading up to the Jan. 6. attack on the Capitol.

Trump’s lawyers filed a brief laying out his position ahead of oral arguments scheduled for Feb. 8.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Dec. 19 that a clause in the Constitution’s 14th Amendment that prohibits “an officer of the United States” who “engaged in insurrection” from running for various federal offices applied to Trump.

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