Missouri Senator Sponsors Bill To Remove Joe Biden From 2024 Ballot – Trump News 2024


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A Missouri state senator has sponsored a bill to remove President Joe Biden from the state’s 2024 ballot in response to former President Donald Trump being removed by Colorado and Maine in recent days.

“In the wake of formal efforts in 33 states to remove President Donald J. Trump from the ballot, State Senator Bill Eigel will be putting forth legislation that would disqualify Biden from the ballot in Missouri,” Sen. Bill Eigel said in a statement posted to social media.

“By the Democrats’ own standard, Joe Biden should be immediately disqualified and remove from the ballot for the ‘aid and comfort’ he has given our enemies,” Eigel, who is also running for governor of the state, added.

“Our country is being invaded, because Joe Biden has swung our southern border wide open,” he continued. “President Biden has allowed more than 8 million people to stroll across our border illegally, causing more harm to this country than any other president in American history.”

“My legislation exposes the absolute absurdity of Colorado’s and Maine’s decisions to remove President Donald J. Trump from the ballot,” he noted further. “If radical leftists continue to push lies and fairytales in an attempt to kick Trump off the ballot in their states, Republicans have no choice but to buck up and fight back — using the facts to remove Biden from the ballot before he destroys this country even further.”

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“Democrats only believe in democracy when it favors them — let’s expose their double standard hypocrisy,” the statement went on. “We must stand our ground to protect the security of our nation and the sovereignty of our people.”

Eigel’s statement said he is the only Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate thus far to endorse Trump’s election bid.

The U.S. Supreme Court decided late Friday afternoon to take an emergency appeal from attorneys for Trump after the Colorado Supreme Court banned him from that state’s ballot last month.

The nation’s highest court said that all briefs filed in the case are due by Jan. 31, and that the justices would hear oral arguments on Feb. 8, Fox News reported.

“The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The case is set for oral argument on Thursday, February 8, 2024,” the decision said. “Petitioner’s brief on the merits, and any amicus curiae briefs in support or in support of neither party, are to be filed on or before Thursday, January 18, 2024.”

At the same time, the high court issued a stay of Colorado’s order, instructing that state’s secretary of state to place Trump’s name back on the ballot pending the final decision in the case.

The Colorado court barred Trump under the 14th Amendment’s provision banning “officers” of the United States who engaged in “insurrection” from running for elected office. Supreme Court justices will likely consider the meaning of the phrase “engaged in insurrection” to make their decisions, Fox News reported.

Meanwhile, a Wyoming district court judge dismissed a lawsuit aiming to remove Trump and Republican Sen. Cynthia Lummis from election ballots, which led to a celebration from Wyoming Republican Secretary of State Chuck Gray, Fox reported separately on Friday.

Retired lawyer Tim Newcomb filed a lawsuit in November, Newcomb v. Chuck Gray, with the Albany County District Court to remove Trump and Lummis from future ballots. He argued they were “traitors” to the Constitution in regard to the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol Building.

“I am extremely pleased with Judge Westby’s decision to dismiss Mr. Newcomb’s outrageously wrong and repugnant lawsuit to remove Donald Trump and Cynthia Lummis from the ballot in Wyoming,” Gray said in a press release provided to Fox News Digital.

“I have been working to make sure that Donald Trump will be able to be on the ballot, and I am happy our motion to dismiss this lawsuit was granted. I will continue to fight against this nationwide effort in order to protect the integrity of our elections and ensure that the people of Wyoming can choose who to elect for themselves,” Gray added.

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