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Trump has packed the Supreme Court with his own justices, and now his fate is in their hands

During his four years as president Donald Trump He is fortunate to be appointed as three judges to the Federal Supreme Court. They were then considered pure lottery winnings.

Trump has managed to turn his luck by appointing three powerful anti-abortion opponents, just as the Christian Right promised.

Little did Trump know that the three conservative justices might still be in good positions on the court in 2024. They might even become essential elements in his political survival.

But the reality is that the nine justices will have a major role in the election results next fall.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled two weeks ago that, according to the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, Trump does not have the right to run for election.

Supreme Court justices do not necessarily want to assume the role of kingmaker, but now they seem to be slipping into it involuntarily.

The first decision the court must make, which includes an urgent timeline, concerns whether Trump should have the right to run in the primary at all.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled two weeks ago that, according to the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, Trump does not have the right to run for election.

The Fourteenth Amendment was approved in 1868 to prevent Southern rebels from continuing to hold important government positions.

Now a Colorado court has ruled Trump after the 2020 election, where he was defeated before Joe BidenHe was guilty of incitement to rebellion when he tried to stay in power through illegal means.

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On Thursday, the state of Maine reached the same conclusion. However, the ruling there was made by the state's top politically appointed official in charge of elections.

Jack Smith filed a lawsuit against Trump over attempts to tamper with the election results in the recent elections.

Both Colorado and Maine have chosen to postpone the date on which the decisions become law, in effect giving Trump the opportunity to appeal and effectively put the issue on the Supreme Court's table.