The Supreme Court reluctant to answer the key question

The Supreme Court reluctant to answer the key question

WASHINGTON, DC FEBRUARY 7: 
Workers put security fencing around the outside of the United States Supreme Court on February 7, 2024, in Washington, DC.  The Supreme Court this week will confront the critical question of Donald Trump's eligibility to return to the White House, hearing argument in an unprecedented case that gives the justices a central role in charting the course of a presidential election for the first time in nearly a quarter-century. The justices will decide whether Colorado's top court was correct to apply a post-Civil War provision of the Constitution to order Trump off the ballot after concluding his actions around the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol amounted to insurrection. 
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WASHINGTON, DC FEBRUARY 7: Workers put security fencing around the outside of the United States Supreme Court on February 7, 2024, in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court this week will confront the critical question of Donald Trump's eligibility to return to the White House, hearing argument in an unprecedented case that gives the justices a central role in charting the course of a presidential election for the first time in nearly a quarter-century. The justices will decide whether Colorado's top court was correct to apply a post-Civil War provision of the Constitution to order Trump off the ballot after concluding his actions around the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol amounted to insurrection. (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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5:21 PM EST, February 9, 2024

During a two-hour discussion the American Supreme Court did not answer the question whether the 2021 attack on Capitol was an insurection or not and whether Donald Trump was leading the coup.

A question is really about section three of the 14th amendment of the American Constitution, which reads: 'No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.'

The issue landed in the Supreme Court after the judgment of the Colorado state Supreme Court claimed that Donald Trump was guilty of taking part in the insurrection taking place on January 7th, 2021.

The American Supreme Court was clearly looking to find a way of overthrowing the judgment of Colorado's Court, and they clearly found one, following an argument of a particular state's area of competence.

The result of the voting is most likely to be in favor of former U.S. president Donald Trump. The experts claim it will be either a 9 to 0 or 8 to 1.

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