American media note that the decision on the issue of immunity will be made by nine Supreme Court judges, three of whom were appointed by Donald Trump during his tenure as president. On February 6th, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled that Trump does not have immunity from prosecution in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The court’s decision stated that “any immunity (…) in force during the presidency does not provide protection from criminal prosecution in the future.”
Former US President Donald Trump has appealed to the Supreme Court a lower court ruling that he does not have immunity from prosecution in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The decision that Trump is challenging was made on February 6 by the D.C. Court of Appeals.