Colorado Official Slams Judge’s ‘Very Troubling’ Trump Insurrection Case Ruling
Griswold – in an interview with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on Saturday – chimed in on District Judge Sarah B. Wallace’s resolution that discovered Trump engaged in revolt however rejected an try to stop his title from showing on the state’s poll.
The resolution arrived after a lawsuit from D.C.-based watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington argued that the previous president’s actions linked to the occasions of Jan. 6, 2021, violated a Civil War-era Constitutional modification barring individuals from holding workplace who “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” in opposition to the Constitution.
Griswold, in her dialogue with Velshi, stated the ruling was “surprising.”
“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.”