July 1, 2024

Trump Has Broad Immunity

by The Journal

The Supreme Court dealt a major blow to prosecutors hoping to convict Donald Trump on charges he sought to subvert the 2020 election. The court ruled 6-3 that former presidents enjoy sweeping immunity for their acts while in office. WSJ's Jess Bravin discusses what this ruling could mean for the future of American democracy. 

Further Reading:

-Supreme Court Deals Blow to Trump’s Prosecution, Ruling He Has Broad Immunity 

Further Listening:

-Will the Supreme Court Kick Trump off the Ballot? 

-The Origin Story of Trump's Guilty Verdict 

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