Donald Trump just won in New Hampshire — now he needs to win the Supreme Court

Former President Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary, further cementing his path to become the Republican nominee.

But even with a second dominant victory, Trump could run out of luck if the Supreme Court rules in favor of his opponents trying to kick him off the Republican primary election ballot. In advance of a Feb. 8 oral argument on his eligibility, Trump has urged the highest-court to reverse the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision to bar him from appearing on the state’s primary ballot. 

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Last month, a divided Colorado Supreme Court declared Trump ineligible to appear on the state ballot, under the 14 Amendment’s insurrection clause, which prevents people who “engaged in insurrection” from holding office, citing Trump’s role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

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