Oregon Secretary Of State Has Been Asked To Disqualify Trump
A coalition of non-partisan democracy activists have asked Oregon's Secretary of State to disqualify Donald Trump from the ballot.
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Free Speech For People (FSFP), along with Oregon co-counsel Jason Kafoury of Kafoury & McDougal and Daniel Meek wrote a letter to Secretary of State LaVonne Griffin Valade asking for a rule to disqualify Trump from the ballot.
The letter states in part:
In the months leading up to the January 6, 2021 assault on the United States Capitol, and while his supporters were sacking the Capitol, former President Donald J. Trump incited and facilitated an insurrection against the United States. Mr. Trump has declared his candidacy for president again in 2024. However, under the Fourteenth Amendment to the…