”Donald Trump is an existential threat to Democracy” according to some whacked-out leftists because Trump didn’t roll over and ignore the very real evidence of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Yet, many Democrats still deny the results of the 2000 and 2016 elections, as well as taking concrete moves to subvert the freedoms of Americans every day and pulling out all the stops to put Trump in jail or at least off the ballot.
But legal experts are shaking their heads in disbelief after this decision in Maine.
Maine just doubled down on their fight to keep Donald Trump off the ballot
Many Democrats, and some never-Trump Republicans, love to claim that Trump represents a threat to American Democracy.
Yet, these same people have taken strident steps to ensure that voters across the nation cannot vote for him.
In Colorado and Maine, radical far-left state officials worked tirelessly to block Donald Trump from their respective ballots, and other states are working towards that goal as you read this.
Predictably, Donald Trump has appealed these undemocratic rulings, which have fallen on deaf ears.
Just last Wednesday, the Maine Supreme Court declined to rule on whether Maine’s actions to block Donald Trump from the ballot are legal.
Per the New York Post, “In a unanimous decision, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court dismissed Bellows’ appeal of the order requiring her to await the US Supreme Court decision before withdrawing, modifying or upholding her decision to keep Trump off the primary ballot on Super Tuesday.”
In their decision not to rule either way on the matter, the High Court claimed, “The Secretary of State suggests that there is irreparable harm because a delay in certainty about whether Trump’s name should appear on the primary ballot will result in voter confusion.”
The court added, “This uncertainty is, however, precisely what guides our decision not to undertake immediate appellate review in this particular case.”
On December 28, 2023, Maine’s Secretary of State and avid Joe Biden supporter Shenna Bellows claimed that “I do not reach this conclusion lightly. Democracy is sacred… I am mindful that no Secretary of State has ever deprived a Presidential candidate of ballot access based on Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment. I am also mindful, however, that no presidential candidate has ever before engaged in insurrection. The oath I swore to uphold the Constitution comes first above all, and my duty under Maine’s election laws, when presented with a Section 336 challenge, is to ensure that candidates who appear on the primary ballot are qualified for the office they seek.”
She added, “The events of January 6, 2021 were unprecedented and tragic. They were an attack not only upon the Capitol and government officials but also an attack on the rule of law. The evidence here demonstrates that they occurred at the behest of, and with the knowledge and support of, the outgoing President. The U.S. Constitution does not tolerate an assault on the foundations of our government, and Section 336 requires me to act in response.”
As it stands, the United States Supreme Court is set to rule on the legality of Bellow’s decision, many legal experts agree that this ruling will be quickly overturned by the High Court.
Informed American will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.