Officials in Colorado and Maine have already banned Trump’s name from primary election ballots, and the Supreme Court has agreed to take up Trump's appeal.
Trump’s lawyers contend that the oath for the top office isn’t to “support” the Constitution but instead to “preserve, protect and defend” it.
Many Americans, egged on by former President Donald Trump, have continued to push the unsupported idea that elections throughout the U.S. can’t be trusted.
The lawsuit alleged Baldwin exposed the family to a flood of social media hatred in 2022 by claiming on Instagram the Marine was an “insurrectionist."
On January 6th, President Donald Trump held a rally near the White House and urged his supporters to march on the Capitol where members of Congress were certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election. “We’re going to walk down, and I’ll be there with you,” he said. “You’ll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show strength, and you have to be strong.”There is no doubt that Trump’s speech was inappropriate, imprudent, rash, offensive, and even repugnant. But, it is more difficult to determine whether Trump’s comments constitute incitement to imminent lawless action, a type of speech not protected by the First Amendment.