Officers went to a judge’s home Thursday evening, but police said it appeared to be a “hoax report.” That case also remains under investigation, police said.
The FBI said it is working with local law enforcement on this matter.
“We will vigorously pursue investigations into any threat or use of violence by someone who uses extremist views to justify their actions, regardless of motivation,” said Vikki Migoya, a spokeswoman for the FBI office. of Denver, in a press release.
In a 4-3 decision last week, Colorado’s highest court overturned a district court judge’s ruling that found Trump had incited an insurrection for his role in the 6 attack. January 2021 against the Capitol, but had said he could not be excluded from the ballot because it was not clear that the insurrection clause of the US Constitution was intended to cover the presidency.
The state’s highest court disagreed, siding with lawyers for six Republican and unaffiliated Colorado voters who argued it was absurd to imagine that the amendment’s authors , fearing the return to power of former Confederates, would prohibit them from accessing low-level positions. but it is not the highest in the country.
The court stayed its ruling until Jan. 4, or until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the case. Colorado officials say the issue must be resolved by Jan. 5, the state’s deadline to print its presidential primary ballots.