The Hill reports:
In the year since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, a handful of Democrats, constitutional scholars and pro-democracy advocates have been quietly exploring how a post-Civil War amendment to the Constitution might be used to disqualify former President Trump from holding office again.
Calls for Congress to take steps to strip Trump of his eligibility, which reached a crescendo in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 riot, have since decreased. But those who remain engaged on the issue say discussions about applying Section 3 of the 14th Amendment have been ongoing.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which was ratified after the Civil War, says that officeholders who “have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same” are disqualified from future office.
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Good story by @JohnKruzel: Democrats like @RepRaskin & @RepJerryNadler are consulting w/@tribelaw & others legal scholars about how Section 3 of the 14th Amendment might be used to disqualify former President Trump from holding office again https://t.co/NoevJtc7FA
— Scott Wong (@scottwongDC) January 6, 2022