Colorado Official Slams Judge Over ‘Very Troubling’ Trump Insurrection Case Ruling


Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) ripped a state choose’s ruling final week after she turned down an effort to bar former President Donald Trump from Colorado’s main poll in 2024.

Griswold – in an interview with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on Saturday – chimed in on the choose’s determination that discovered Trump engaged in rebellion however rejected an try to forestall his identify from showing on the state’s poll.

The determination arrived after a lawsuit from a D.C.-based ethics watchdog argued that the previous president’s actions linked to the occasions of Jan. 6, 2021 conflicted with a Civil War-era Constitutional modification to bar individuals from holding workplace who “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” towards the Constitution.

Griswold, after Velshi referred to the choice as being removed from a “victory,” stated she was “surprised” by the ruling and the MSNBC anchor was “really hitting it on the head.”

“The idea that any official who would engage in insurrection would be barred from taking office except the presidency is incredibly surprising. That basically means that the presidency is a ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ card for insurrection,” stated Griswold, including that it was “very troubling” to her.

“The American people need to know that the president, the person – if anybody – the person most in charge of protecting the Constitution, actually has a duty to do so. So I’m right there with you. I find it very troubling that the president of the United States could engage in insurrection and unlike everybody else, could then be president again.”