2Plaintiffs allege as follows:
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
1. This action is founded upon the Constitution of the United States of America.As such, this Court has jurisdiction over defendants under 28 U.S.C. § 1346(a)(2).2. This is a civil action claiming violations of the First, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, andTwentieth Amendments of the Constitution of the United States of America. As such, thisCourt has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1331.3. This action seeks declaratory relief. As such, this Court has jurisdiction under28 U.S.C. § 2201(a) and 28 U.S.C. § 2202. ENDNOTE 1.4. This action seeks injunctive relief. As such, this Court has jurisdiction under28 U.S.C. § 1343(a)(3) and 28 U.S.C. § 1343(a)(4).5. This action is in the nature of mandamus, and seeks to compel thosedefendants which are branches of the United States Government and “officer[s] oremployee[s] of the United States or any agency thereof” to perform their duties owedplaintiffs under the First, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Twentieth Amendments of theConstitution of the United States. As such, this Court has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §1361. Additionally, this court has ancillary jurisdiction over this action sounding inmandamus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Sec. 1651(a), for this Court already has original jurisdiction under other statutes already cited herein.6. This action is also in the nature of a petition for quo warranto under the Ninthand Tenth Amendment to the Constitution, asking that Obama be declared under ArticleII to be ineligible to hold the Office of President and Commander in Chief and that he beremoved from that Office if sworn in and be permanently barred from holding that office.
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