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Bid to exclude Trump from 2024 primaries raises grave constitutional concerns

1 January 2024

1:00 AM

1 January 2024

1:00 AM

The 2024 presidential election is already proving to be a breeding ground for controversy, with states taking an audacious step towards undermining the democratic process.

The deliberate attempt to exclude former President Donald Trump from primary ballots in Colorado and Maine has sparked a constitutional crisis that demands not just careful consideration, but a scathing critique of the dubious motivations at play.

The potential ramifications of allowing states to arbitrarily exclude candidates from primary ballots extend far beyond the immediate consequences of any single exclusion.

Such actions, if left unchecked, could establish a dangerous precedent.

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