Contributing sentiments towards policy:46% : The Supreme Court agreed to schedule a special hearing to hear arguments from Trump and the Republican Party asking the justices to overturn the state high court ruling.
40% : Trump argues he instead called for a peaceful demonstration.
38% : "Officer of the United States refers only to appointed officials and it does not encompass elected officials such as the president or members of Congress," said Jonathan Mitchell, an attorney with Mitchell Law who represents Trump.
32% : After a trial, a state court found Trump had engaged in an insurrection but refused to remove the former president from the ballot.
29% : Trump told the justices that Section 3 of the 14th Amendment does not apply to presidents, who do not take an oath to support the Constitution.
29% : The voters claim Trump disqualified himself when he led a violent attack on the Capitol and violated his oath to defend the Constitution.
28% : The Colorado Supreme Court ruled to remove Trump from the ballot using Section 3 on appeal.
27% : The Supreme Court's ruling will provide clarity for other states like Maine considering removing Trump from the ballot as well.
26% : Trump, however, claimed that the state also needed lawmakers' approval to use Section 3, stating the clause was not self-executing.
24% : Colorado removed Trump from the ballot using Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which bars any oath-taking officeholder who rebels against the country from holding office in the future.
22% : "Trump also presented alternative arguments, suggesting that even if Section 3 applied to presidents, he did not engage in an insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021.
20% : Trump was removed in the middle of his presidential run.
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