Donald Trump being disqualified from office by the 14th Amendment

Section 3 of the 14th Amendment


Section 3 of the 14th Amendment bars anyone who has "engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof" from holding federal or state office.

Trump's Role in the Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives for inciting an insurrection in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

6 Jan 2023

The Legal Argument

Some legal experts argue that Trump's actions on Jan. 6 meet the definition of insurrection under the 14th Amendment, disqualifying him from holding office.


The Political Implications

The question of whether Trump is disqualified from office is likely to be a major political issue in the 2024 presidential election.


The Court Cases

There are several lawsuits pending that challenge Trump's eligibility to hold office.


The Final Decision

Ultimately, it will be up to the courts to decide whether Trump is disqualified from office.