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Trump Accuses Jack Smith Of Violating Court Order, Wants Prosecutor Held In Contempt

Posted on AllSides January 4th, 2024
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Former President Donald Trump accused special counsel Jack Smith on Thursday of violating a court order pausing the proceedings in the case against the former president in which he is accused of unlawfully plotting to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Trump’s re-election campaign said Trump wants to hold Smith in contempt of court.

Lawyers for Trump pointed to a stay of the proceedings granted by U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, an Obama appointee, after they appealed her rejection of their request to dismiss the case. Although the appeal,...

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