USA: Former President Donald Trump's immunity bill rejected

Former US President Donald Trump According to the appeals court, he could be prosecuted for his actions in office and did not enjoy immunity. With this decision, the court rejected Trump's request.

There are currently several criminal proceedings against the former president in connection with the 2020 attack on the Capitol. Three judges in the District of Columbia rejected his claim that he could not be prosecuted because the charges related to his official duties as president. of the State. However, this question will be finally clarified only by the Supreme Court of the country. There was no initial statement from Trump.

It's the second time in two months that the justices have rejected Trump's immunity arguments. In both cases, it was decided that he could be prosecuted for actions he took during his time in the White House and before the capital attack on January 6, 2021.

The Republican presidential front-runner can now appeal to a full chamber of the appeals court and, if denied again, to the Supreme Court. That could delay the process by weeks or months — perhaps until the election is over in early November.

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