Without stating whether such action would proceed, North Carolina's elections authority affirmed that it has the power to bar Rep. Madison Cawthorn from seeking reelection if his actions on January 6 are determined to amount to support for insurrection.
SOURCE: Talking Points Memo
It is perhaps fitting that Cawthorn, who faces a challenge to his eligibility for office based on his endorsement of the march which led to the attack on the Capitol, would invoke an amnesty for Confederates as a defense.
The text and historical application of the 14th Amendment means that the courts could bar the North Carolina MAGA Congressman from seeking reelection because of his endorsement of the January 6 attack on the Capitol which sought to overturn Joe Biden's election.
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