Trump 2024 Ballot Ban Will ‘Unleash Chaos, Bedlam,’ Lawyers Tell Supreme Court

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that removed him from the state’s ballot, arguing that other states are following suit with similar legal challenges and that preventing Americans from being able to vote for him in the 2024 Republican primary would “unleash chaos and bedlam.”

President Trump’s attorneys made their request in an opening brief filed with the court on Jan. 18 ahead of oral arguments scheduled to take place before the justices on Feb. 8.

Those oral arguments come after the Colorado court, which is composed entirely of Democrat appointees, determined in its 4–3 ruling in December that the 45th president had engaged in insurrection during the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol and is thus not eligible to run for president.

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