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Court grants special counsel’s request to expedite Trump’s immunity appeal in election interference case

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Court grants special counsel’s request to expedite Trump’s immunity appeal in election interference case
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A federal court on Wednesday granted special counsel Jack Smith’s request for an expedited appeal in the election interference case against former President Donald Trump.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit set several deadlines for prosecutors and the defense to file briefs laying out their positions on Trump’s argument that the case should be dismissed on presidential immunity grounds. No date for oral arguments has been set.

The decision to take up the appeal threatens to push back the trial’s start date, currently scheduled for March 4. The third of three briefs requested by the appeals court is due Jan. 2.

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