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WV Attorney General Files Motion To Dismiss in Trump Ballot Issue

October 17th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit designed to keep Donald Trump off of the state’s ballot for the Presidential Primary and General Election. Longshot candidate John Castro has filed similar suits in other states, contending that Trump should not be allowed to be candidate on grounds that he allegedly “engaged in or provided aid or comfort to an insurrection.”  Morrisey’s motion to dismiss says that Castro is trying to apply a Civil War-era, anti-Confederate provision to Trump’s actions…