Skip to comments.California moves to keep Trump off 2020 primary ballot
Posted on 05/02/2019 4:35:34 PM PDT by jazusamo
SACRAMENTO, Calif. The California Legislature is trying again to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns, hoping a new Democratic governor known for his clashes with President Donald Trump wont block them this time.
The state Senate voted 27-10 on Thursday to require anyone appearing on the states presidential primary ballot to publicly release five years worth of income tax returns. The proposal is in response to Trump, who bucked 40 years of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns prior to his election in 2016.
Californias presidential primary is scheduled for March 3. If the bill becomes law, Trump could not appear on the states primary ballot without filing his tax returns with the California secretary of state.
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Clearly unconstitutional, even anti-constitutional.
“This is what democracy looks like!”
There goes the 50 state sweep.
Wouldn’t it just take one Trump voter to take the state to court, say he/she was being disenfranchised and prevented from voting as he/she wanted, accuse the state of ballot tampering or some such thing, and get the brakes put on this whole thing?
That’s what would happen if the parties were reversed, I assure you.
They’re worried Trump will win California ,LOL
Well, guess POTUS will be a write in candidate.
Arrest California’s Attorney General.... he is a crook.
California is a one party state. They want to make the nation a one party country.
I would think so, this has got to be unconstitutional.
What are they afraid of? Hmmmmmm?
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CA making it known they no longer want to be part of the USA.
There isn’t a Dem politician in my state who isn’t a crook. Start with Newsome and work your way down. 7 more years until I retire then IGTF out of this once great state they’ve turned into a shithole. Maybe CW2 will before then and we can clean it up.
“Theyre worried Trump will win California ,LOL”
No, this only involves the primary ballot. They want another (R) to win Cali’s primary.
One party rule has worked so well for California.
If they get their way, the Californians won’t have a place to run to. Maybe that is their goal. Californicate the country, then their residents can’t go anywhere and they won’t leave with their tax dollars.
Calizeula here we come.
How specifically? Parties can set requirements to be on their ballot, states conduct election. I would like to think courts would stop this but not very confident in that since we are talking about Trump.
Get some of those shiny new Trump Judges to throw this crap out
“Arrest Californias Attorney General.... he is a crook.”
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