Smith speaks out: Four times Trump spe­cial coun­sel took his case pub­lic as dead­line to pros­e­cute draws near

Smith speaks out: Four times Trump special counsel took his case public as deadline to prosecute draws near

Spe­cial coun­sel Jack Smith is pros­e­cut­ing for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump on var­i­ous charges in two cas­es before fed­er­al courts, but sev­er­al times, he has made his case to the pub­lic rather than just the court.
Smith is lead­ing cas­es against Trump on the alleged mis­han­dling of clas­si­fied doc­u­ments (in a Flori­da fed­er­al court) and on alleged attempts to over­turn the 2020 elec­tion (in a Wash­ing­ton, D.C., fed­er­al court). As the two cas­es con­tin­ue to press for­ward in tan­dem with the loom­ing pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, here are four recent times Smith’s fil­ings have been a mes­sage to the court and the pub­lic.
April 8, 2024: ‘Framers nev­er endorsed crim­i­nal immu­ni­ty’
Smith’s Mon­day fil­ing to the Supreme Court, for the case in which Trump is claim­ing that he has pres­i­den­tial immu­ni­ty against Sm …