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Judges skeptical of Trump’s immunity appeal at court hearing in 2020 election interference case

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Judges skeptical of Trump’s immunity appeal at court hearing in 2020 election interference case
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Federal appeals court judges on Tuesday questioned former President Donald Trump’s broad claim of immunity from prosecution for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election that resulted in a chain of events that culminated in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The all-woman three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said nothing to suggest it would embrace Trump’s immunity argument, although the judges raised several options about how they could rule.

The court could issue a ruling that decisively resolves the immunity question, allowing the trial to move forward quickly, or alight on a narrower ruling that could leave some issues unresolved. It could also simply rule that Trump had no right to bring an appeal at this stage of the litigation.

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