Federal Judge Dismisses Case Trying to Keep Trump Off 2024 Ballot

Judge THROWS OUT Lawsuit - - Trump's Clear To RUN!


On Friday, a federal judge dismissed a case brought by a Florida attorney who argued that Trump should be disqualified from the 2024 presidential election for instigating an uprising.

According to Section 3 of the US Constitution’s 14th Amendment, public officials who have “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against” the US may be barred from holding public office. This legal argument is founded on this provision.

Trump has not been accused of plotting an uprising or rebelling against the US.

The Southern District of Florida US District Judge Robin Rosenberg decided that Lawrence Caplan lacked the legal authority to file the action.

“Plaintiffs lack standing to challenge Defendant’s qualifications for seeking the Presidency,” Rosenberg, an Obama appointee wrote, adding that “the injuries alleged” from the insurrection on Capitol Hill more than two years ago “are not cognizable and not particular to them.”

The judge also said that “an individual citizen does not have standing to challenge whether another individual is qualified to hold public office.”

A federal court judge in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit challenging Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential candidacy under the 14th Amendment.

The lawsuit, filed a week ago, questioned Trump’s ability to appear on the Florida presidential primary ballot next year, owing to his alleged role in the Jan. 6 violence at the U.S. Capitol.

In her swift dismissal of the case, Judge Robin Rosenberg, who was appointed to the bench by President Barack Obama, did not determine the 14th Amendment’s applicability in Trump’s case. Instead, Rosenberg ruled that the plaintiffs, Boynton Beach attorney Lawrence Caplan and two others, lacked “standing” to bring the challenge.

This Monday, Democratic Secretary of State Adrian Fontes of Arizona said he lacks the power to disqualify Trump off the ballot.

On The Arizona Republic’s “The Gaggle” podcast, Fontes stated, “Now, the Arizona Supreme Court said that because there is no statutory process in federal law to enforce Section 3 of the 14th amendment, you can’t enforce it.”

The RINO Secretary of State and Attorney General of New Hampshire are already researching the legal argument that Trump is ineligible to run for president.