(FixThisNation.com) – Obama-appointed Judge Robin Rosenberg delivered a big win for former President Donald Trump after he dismissed the case brought forward that challenged Trump’s 2024 presidential candidacy.
The case which was filed a week earlier by Lawrence Caplan, a Boynton Beach tax attorney, and two others stated that Trump should not be allowed to be on the presidential primary ballot in Florida because of his connection to the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol attack. On Friday, Robinson claimed that the case lacked the necessary standing for bringing forward a challenge under the 14th Amendment.
In the past few years, Trump has often criticized many Obama-appointed judges for ruling against him in many of his legal cases. Lately, his attacks have been focused on Tanya Chutkan, the U.S. District Judge who is presiding over Trump’s federal case regarding his attempts to overturn the presidential election.
Chutkan recently set the starting date for Trump’s trial as March 4, 2024, which resulted in Trump calling her out on his social media platform, Truth Social, where he claimed that Chutkan was a “biased, Trump-Hating Judge.”
Caplan in the lawsuit cited the Capitol attack in connection to the 14th Amendment disqualification clause that blocks those who have engaged in insurrection from being able to hold office again. He further claimed that Trump had clearly engaged in insurrection and had aided those who had engaged in the insurrection, which would mean that he falls within the terms set by the 14th Amendment.
However, Rosenberg claimed that “an individual citizen” lacked the necessary standing to bring forward such a case.
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