Donald Trump: Biden criticizes US Supreme Court immunity determination | EUROtoday

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UUS President Joe Biden has criticized the Supreme Court's determination on immunity from official acts of his predecessor Donald Trump. “No one is above the law, not even the President of the United States,” Biden mentioned on Monday.

He mentioned he would proceed to respect the bounds of the facility of a US head of state, as he has carried out up to now. “But any president, including Donald Trump, will now have the freedom to ignore the law,” he added.

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The Supreme Court had beforehand dominated, with its conservative majority, in reference to an indictment in opposition to Trump for his try to overturn his 2020 election defeat that former presidents get pleasure from absolute immunity from prosecution for official acts throughout their time within the White House, however not for different acts. They referred the choice on how this ruling ought to be utilized particularly to the Trump case again to the decrease court docket.

This implies that the trial in opposition to Trump is unlikely to start earlier than the election in November. If Trump wins the election, he might appoint a lawyer after his new time period begins who would have the case dismissed. Trump might additionally theoretically attempt to pardon himself.

https://www.welt.de/politik/article252299056/Donald-Trump-Biden-kritisiert-Immunitaets-Entscheidung-des-obersten-US-Gerichts.html