DOJ Takes Trump To Supreme Court: Asks Justices If Trump Has Immunity In Jan. 6 Criminal Case

Posted on AllSides December 11th, 2023
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Justice Department prosecutors asked the Supreme Court Monday to decide if former President Donald Trump can get out of the federal indictment for trying to overturn the 2020 election, asking the court to decide “promptly” whether Trump is immune from the charges against him in order to keep Trump’s planned March 2024 trial on schedule. Special Counsel Jack Smith, who’s leading the investigation against Trump, asked the Supreme Court to consider the issue of whether a president is “absolutely immune” from being prosecuted in federal court for crimes committed while...

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