Former President Donald Trump filed an appeal on Wednesday to the U.S. Supreme Court asking them to overturn the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision to remove him from the 2024 presidential primary ballot.
The appeal came one day after Trump appealed a similar decision in Maine by the state’s Democratic secretary of state to kick him off the ballot. Lawyers for Trump said that the Supreme Court should reverse the Colorado decision and “return the right to vote for their candidate of choice to the voters.”
“The question of eligibility to serve as President of the United States is properly reserved for Congress, not the state courts, to consider and decide. By considering the question of President Trump’s eligibility and barring him from the ballot, the Colorado Supreme Court arrogated Congress’ authority,” the appeal said.