Alabama politicians are praising the U.S. Supreme Court's (SCOTUS) decision that restored former President Donald Trump to stay on the Colorado presidential ballot.

On Monday, SCOTUS ruled unanimously that Trump could stay on the primary ballot, one day before Super Tuesday. Although SCOTUS addressed Colorado specifically, several other states, such as Illinois and Maine, have similarly tried to keep Trump off their state ballots.

The Colorado Supreme Court officially ruled to disqualify Trump from participating in the state's presidential election in December, citing his alleged role in the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

The court cited the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in its opinion, which bars a person from holding federal office if they have "engaged in insurrection or rebellion against" the United States. 

Alabama's GOP congressional delegation swiftly condemned the decision as an attempt to sway the results of the 2024 presidential election.

After Monday's decision, Alabama's Republicans praised the decision.

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said, "The commies will have to find other ways to 'defend democracy.'"

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) called the ruling "a major win for the Constitution and the integrity of our elections."

Attorney General Steve Marshall said he was "proud" of the decision.

According to U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), the ruling made for a "great day for our nation and for elections."

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said it was the "right decision."

"Today, the United States Supreme Court made a decision that was fully compliant with the United States Constitution," said Secretary of State Wes Allen. "Ten other Secretaries of State joined me in filing a brief with the Court reiterating the fact that the Constitution does not provide a vehicle for any Secretary of State to remove a Presidential candidate from the ballot. Now that this decision has been made, voters on Super Tuesday can hold their elections without any additional distraction in this matter."

Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl chimed in, saying, "The true enemies of democracy are not the protesters of Jan 6, but rather the leftists who tried to STOP voters from having a voice."

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