Trump immunity hearing: Special counsel lawyer warns of 'frightening future' if Trump wins case

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  • Source: ABC News
  • 01/11/2024
A three-judge panel in the Washington, D.C., Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on former President Donald Trump's efforts to dismiss his federal election interference case based on his claim of presidential immunity.

Trump, who in August 
pleaded not guilty to charges of undertaking a "criminal scheme" to overturn the results of the 2020 election, was seeking the dismissal of the case on the grounds that he has "absolute immunity" from prosecution for actions taken while serving in the nation's highest office.

The former president, who attended the hearing in person, has denied all wrongdoing and denounced the election interference charges as "a persecution of a political opponent.

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