Trump Files SCOTUS Brief Claim­ing For­mer Pres­i­dents Immune To Pros­e­cu­tion For Acts While In Office

Trump Files SCOTUS Brief Claiming Former Presidents Immune To Prosecution For Acts While In Office

On Tues­day, for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump filed a brief to sup­port his claim that for­mer pres­i­dents should be immune to crim­i­nal pros­e­cu­tion for con­duct alleged to involve offi­cial acts dur­ing his tenure in office.
On August 1, 2023, in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., Trump was charged in a four-count indict­ment as a result of his actions chal­leng­ing the elec­tion results and inter­fer­ing with the sequence set forth in the Con­sti­tu­tion for the trans­fer of pow­er from one Pres­i­dent to the next,” the Unit­ed States Court of Appeals for the Dis­trict of Colum­bia Cir­cuit ruled in ear­ly Feb­ru­ary. “For­mer Pres­i­dent T …