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Minnesota Court Supports Donald Trump in Initial Test of ‘Insurrection’ Allegations

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Donald Trump Minnesota’s highest court ruled in favor of former President Donald Trump’s appearance on the state’s presidential primary ballot next year.

A Partial Victory for Trump

The Minnesota court rejected the argument raised by a liberal group called Free Speech for People that Trump had disqualified himself for a second term due to his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

Leaving the Door Open

The ruling allows Trump to participate in the GOP primary while leaving the possibility open for a review of the issue for the general election.

Invoking the 14th Amendment

The lawsuit invoked the 14th Amendment to prevent individuals who “engaged in insurrection” from holding higher office.

Legal Battles Continue: Donald Trump

Similar cases are pending across the nation, and the matter may eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mixed Reactions: Donald Trump

Steven Cheung, a Trump campaign spokesman, described the court’s decision as validation against attempts to interfere with the election, while Ron Fein, legal director of Free Speech For People, expressed disappointment but noted that the issue may be resolved at a later stage.

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