Cowboys for Trump Co-Founder Cuoy Griffin Appeals Public Office Ban

Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin on Tuesday appealed a decision made by a judge in New Mexico that banned him from seeking or holding state or federal office and removed the official from his position.
Griffin, who was removed from his position as an Otero County commissioner, notified the state Supreme Court on Tuesday of his intent to appeal the ruling by state District Judge Francis Mathew in early September.
Griffin, 48, was convicted for being on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol when it was breached on Jan. 6, 2021.
In his ruling earlier this month, Mathew found that Griffin took an oath to support the U.S. Constitution when assuming the position and concluded that the Capitol breach was “an insurrection by a mob whose goal … was to set aside the results of a free, fair and lawful election by a majority of the people of the entire country,” and that Griffin “is disqualified from federal and state office for having engaged in that insurrection.”…

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