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Trump cites Founding Fathers in telling Supreme Court why he should not be prosecuted

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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WASHINGTON − Former President Donald Trump highlighted concerns from America's Founding Fathers about hyper-partisanship to argue in a filing with the Supreme Court on Monday that he shouldn't be prosecuted for trying to overturn the 2020 election. In Trump's final brief laying out his case before the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on April 25, his lawyers cited writings from George Washington and James Madison to bolster his case that opening the door to presidential prosecutions would invite political abuse. Washington, in his farewell address, warned against the "alternate domination...

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