U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) are the most recent Alabama voices condemning the recent Colorado Supreme Court decision disqualifying former President Donald Trump from appearing on the state’s ballot in 2024.

On Tuesday, the Colorado Supreme Court officially ruled to disqualify Trump from participating in the state's presidential election related to 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.

On Wednesday, Tuberville came out in support of the former president and blasted the Colorado court’s decision as an “attack on democracy.”

“Democrats love to give us lectures about ‘Our Democracy,’ but they have spent years trying to disqualify the most popular politician in America from getting reelected,” Tuberville said. “This unprecedented court ruling by a bare majority of democrat-appointed activist politicians in robes is an outrage to real democracy and goes far beyond the text of the constitution or any other law. I have no doubt this will be overturned on appeal and this attack on democracy will fail.”

Britt released a statement on Wednesday supporting Trump and displaying confidence that the decision would ultimately be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

“With President Trump’s poll numbers skyrocketing and President Biden’s numbers in the basement, Democrats have now stooped to a new low. Trying to kick President Trump off the ballot is a clear sign that Democrats don’t believe they can beat him fairly at the ballot box. The Supreme Court of the United States should correct this flagrantly partisan decision with all due haste. Our nation must function as a constitutional republic, not a banana republic.”

On Tuesday, Trump released a statement saying his team would appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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