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Special Counsel Smith Accused of Illegitimate Authority in Challenge on Trump Cas

Special counsel Jack Smith is asking the Supreme Court to rapidly accept a case to determine whether former President Donald Trump had executive privilege at the time of his charges. In doing so, Mr. Smith wants to bypass the appeals process, while President Trump’s legal team has argued that rulings from the appeals courts are necessar

Supreme Court Pushed into Election Fray Amid Trump Ballot Removal Decisions

“Nothing in the brief that Smith filed explained why there was any urgent need to bypass regular order. That failure then leaves the impression that the only reason for the appeal is the proposed trial deadline. Trial deadlines are not a reason for the Supreme Court to intervene.”