Trump's Claim of Immunity in Criminal Prosecution Faces Skepticism At Federal Appeals Court

  • 5 months ago
Donald Trump's claim of immunity from criminal prosecution regarding his actions to overturn the 2020 election results faced skepticism from a federal appeals court, which hinted at a possible rejection of his defense. Trump's lawyer claimed prosecuting a president for official acts would undermine the presidency, but judges noted Trump conceded presidents can be prosecuted post-impeachment. The judges questioned whether they should issue a broad ruling against presidential immunity or take a narrower approach focused on Trump's specific charges.