The prosecutor investigating Trump is asking the Supreme Court to decide” as soon as possible ” his presidential immunity

The special prosecutor is investigating the attempts of former US President Donald Trump (2017-2021) To reflect the results of the 2020 elections This was requested Monday to the Supreme Court Deciding on his presidential immunity. Prosecutor Jack Smith on Monday submitted a document to the Supreme Court asking judges to intervene “As soon as possible” It decides whether the former president is “completely immune” from federal charges or not.

Trump appealed to the court of Appeals a decision of a lower court judge who decided Who does not have presidential immunity In the process he faces To interfere in the 2020 elections, Which gave the victory to Joe Biden. Smith decided to go directly to the Supreme Court to settle this issue given the” public interest ” present in the process a few months before the start of the election campaign, Trump is seeking re-election.

In a statement, the Republican team criticized the attorney general, whom they called “DysfunctionalThey accused him of being “Obsessed“With interference in the upcoming elections and an attempt to prevent Trump from returning to the White House. “As President Trump has repeatedly said, this prosecution is completely politically motivated. It is an unprecedented attack on the corrupt political opponent Joe Biden”.

The trial is on March 4

On December 7, Trump’s legal team File an appeal to have them automatically suspended All Washington court proceedings examine your case. At the moment, the trial is scheduled to begin On March 4, 2024 In the Federal Capital, a calendar that coincides with the presidential primary process of the Republican Party, where Trump starts as a favorite.

Judge Tanya Chutkan, in charge of the operation against the former president for trying to reverse the 2020 presidential election by assaulting the Capitol building on January 6, 2021, denied him protection with presidential immunity, allowing the case to continue. “Former presidents have no special conditions in their federal criminal responsibility”, He wrote in a car.

Trump is accused in Washington, D.C. of conspiring to defraud the United States, Conspiracy Obstruction of an official procedure, obstruction, attempt to obstruct an official procedure, conspiracy to rights.

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