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Trump urges Supreme Court not to intervene immediately on election interference immunity issue

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Trump urges Supreme Court not to intervene immediately on election interference immunity issue
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Lawyers for Donald Trump on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to avoid deciding, for now, the key issue of whether the former president has broad immunity for actions he took challenging the 2020 presidential elections result.

The court filing was in response to special counsel Jack Smith’s request last week asking the justices to circumvent the normal appeals court process and quickly decide the legal question, which looms large in Trump’s criminal prosecution in Washington for election interference.

Trump’s lawyers, led by former Missouri Solicitor General Dean John Sauer, argued in the filing that Smith has given “no compelling reason” why the Supreme Court should immediately step in without waiting for the appeals court to act.

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