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Election law expert on legal and political questions as states block Trump from ballot

Maine’s top election official ruled that Donald Trump is ineligible to appear on the state’s primary ballot, citing his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. The secretary of state said she made her decision after receiving three challenges from voters. Geoff Bennett discussed more with Rick Hasen, an election law expert and Director of the Safeguarding Democracy Project At UCLA’s Law School.

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Donald Trump’s Empathy and Pardon Intentions: Examining ‘Aid or Comfort‘ to Insurrectionists

Explore the controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s empathetic views and intentions to pardon individuals involved in the January 6 Capitol riot. This article delves into the constitutional implications, specifically examining the 14th Amendment, Section 3, and whether Trump’s actions could be construed as providing ‘aid or comfort’ to insurrectionists. Navigate the legal and constitutional perspectives on this contentious issue, shedding light on the complex debate that surrounds Trump’s statements and potential impact on the aftermath of the Capitol insurrection.