(FixThisNation.com) – Recently, former President Donald Trump drew attention to remarks made by Chris Christie, a potential competitor in the 2024 Republican presidential primaries. This was in response to the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling that effectively barred Trump from appearing on the state’s primary ballot for the 2024 election.
Trump responded on his platform, Truth Social, with a series of posts on Tuesday afternoon, heavily criticizing the court’s decision. Among these posts, he included a screenshot of an article from RealClearPolitics, which contained comments from Christie. Over time, Christie has shifted from being a supporter of Trump to a more critical voice.
In an unexpected move, Christie voiced his support for Trump regarding the Colorado ruling. He advocated that the decision to exclude Trump from running for president should be determined by the American voters, rather than through judicial intervention.
Christie’s comments, highlighted by Trump, focused on the idea that the decision regarding Trump’s political fate should rest with the electorate
He further emphasized the importance of due process and acknowledged that his support for Trump in this matter might come as a surprise to many. Christie remarked, “I know it will be counterintuitive for a lot of people who listen to me about Donald Trump, but I hope this goes to prove that I don’t hate him.”
The Colorado Supreme Court based its decision on Trump’s actions related to the events of January 6, 2021, at the Capitol, citing a breach of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment. This section prohibits individuals who have engaged in insurrection or rebellion, or have given aid to the nation’s enemies, from holding public office after swearing an oath to support the Constitution.
Trump is anticipated to bring this decision before the U.S. Supreme Court, having expressed his intention to appeal the Colorado court’s ruling.
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