Lodi Valley News.com

Complete News World

The US Supreme Court has given Trump partial immunity

The US Supreme Court has given Trump partial immunity

Republicans are entitled to immunity in “official acts”; The case related to the attempt to change the result of the 2020 election

The US Supreme Court ruled on Monday (July 1, 2024) that former President Donald Trump qualifies for limited presidential immunity in the criminal proceedings he faces in the North American judiciary. There were 6 votes in favor and 3 votes against.

According to the result (completeness – PDF – 519 kB, in English), only the Republican party has the right to claim protection If your actions are considered “Official Acts”. That is, if he acts as President and not as an ordinary citizen. The lower courts have to decide the nature of the actions.

“The President is not exempt from his non-official acts and everything the President does is not official. The President is not above the law. But under our system of separation of powers, he cannot be sued for the exercise of his essential constitutional powers, and he is entitled to at least presumptive immunity from prosecution for his official acts.Chief Justice John Roberts said in the ruling.

The court had to weigh in on the issue after Republicans filed Trump’s defense in the impeachment case. Attempts to reverse the outcome of the 2020 elections are linked to the January 6, 2021 capitol invasion.

The Supreme Court sent the case back to the 1st, with the verdict ending on Monday (July 1). Insist that Trump’s actions must be limited “Officers” Or “unofficial”. It is hereby confirmed that the case will not be heard before the presidential election to be held on November 5.

See also  Video: Beyoncé wows fans with Brazil concert in UK | news

Former President Truth celebrated the result in social media posts. “A great victory for our constitution and democracy. Proud to be an American!”, he said In one of them.

In Another postTrump said he had decided “History” of the Supreme Court “Corruption Should End All Joe Biden Witch Hunts” against him.