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Marjorie Taylor Greene May Be Removed From Ballot After Federal Judge Mulls Allowing Challenge To Her Candidacy Over Jan 6



Marjorie Taylor Greene

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s candidacy for reelection is suddenly in jeopardy after federal judge signaled Friday that she’ll likely allow a group of Georgia voters to move forward with their constitutional challenge against the controversial lawmaker over her role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

In their challenge, the group of Georgia voters argue that Greene can’t run for reelection because she aided insurrectionists and, according to CNN, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Totenberg has indicated she may allow the the challenge to move forward.

During a lengthy hearing, the judge said she has ‘significant questions and concerns’ about a recent ruling in a similar case, which blocked the same challenge against Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a North Carolina Republican,” CNN reported Friday evening.

The group of voters, backed by a coalition of constitutional scholars and liberal activists, “lodged the challenge against Greene last month with state election officials,” according to the outlet. “Greene then filed her own lawsuit in federal court, asking Totenberg to shut down the state-level proceedings.”

Greene’s attorney, James Bopp Jr., complained that the challenge is concocted from “50 pages of newspaper articles, hearsay and political hyperbole” and warned that, should the challenge be successful, Democratic activists may attempt to use the ruling to keep Donald Trump off the ballot should he run for president in 2024.

Read it on CNN.