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Trump Files Appeal In Hush Money Trial To Overturn Denial Of Presidential Immunity

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday filed an appeal against a ruling in his New York criminal trial that he can’t claim presidential immunity from prosecution. Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in the 2024 election, has been indicted in New York on 34 state felony counts related to his alleged falsification of business records to […]

Esper: Former military leaders should stay out of Trump immunity debate 

Former Trump Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Tuesday that former military leaders should not be involved in discussions about executive privilege related to former President Trump. “I hope retired admirals and generals don’t get involved in these issues,” Esper said. Said Appears on “CNN This Morning” with anchor Casey Hunt. Esper’s comments follow an […]

Former top military officers push back on Trump immunity claim

More than a dozen retired four-star generals, admirals and other former military leaders have applied. court preparation document The Supreme Court on Monday challenged former President Trump’s claim of immunity in his criminal case. The group said Trump’s claims “threaten the military’s role in American society, our nation’s constitutional order, and national security” and would […]

Judge Denies Trump’s Bid To Delay Hush Money Case Based On Presidential Immunity

The judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s New York hush money case denied on Wednesday his bid to delay the case based on presidential immunity. Judge Juan Merchant denied the entirety of Trump’s motion as “untimely,” declining to consider whether presidential immunity “precludes the introduction of evidence of purported official presidential acts in a criminal […]

Special counsel Jack Smith urges Supreme Court to reject Trump’s immunity claim

Special Counsel Jack Smith asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to deny former President Donald Trump’s request for immunity in a 2020 federal election interference case. Mr. Smith, 66 pages of filing The high court argued that President Trump’s “unconventional and comprehensive” immunity claim violates “a fundamental principle of our nation’s constitutional order,” which […]

Trump’s presidential immunity claim would place troops in legal jeopardy if they abide unlawful orders, ex-officials warn

WASHINGTON – If the Supreme Court grants former President Donald Trump’s motion to dismiss a D.C. lawsuit based on executive privilege, the military will face a thorny decision between ignoring the commander-in-chief’s orders and violating U.S. law. There is a possibility thatformer military official he wrote in a court brief filed Monday.. Trump’s lawyers have […]

Trump’s presidential immunity claim is an obvious loser

in him simple In an immunity case the Supreme Court will hear on April 25, President Donald Trump argued that impunity for former presidents raises major problems with the separation of powers. He’s absolutely right. Unfortunately for Trump, the problem is not with the courts that decide against the former president. Former presidents are not […]

Judge rejects Trump’s request to delay hush-money trial until SCOTUS rules on immunity

A judge on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump’s bid to postpone his April 15 hush-money criminal trial until the Supreme Court rules on presidential immunity claims raised by Donald Trump in a separate criminal case. Manhattan Judge Juan M. Marchand ultimately ruled on March 7 that the former president’s request was untimely and that his lawyers […]

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