Watch: Supreme Court hears Trump’s arguments on immunity heard

Holly Patrick
Thursday 25 April 2024 18:57 BST

Watch at the US Supreme Court on Thursday, 25 April, as it hears arguments by Donald Trump that he is immune from criminal prosecution for trying to overturn his 2020 election loss.

Justices will hear the former president’s appeal after lower courts rejected his request to be protected from four election-related criminal charges because he was serving as president when he took the actions that led to the indictment obtained by Special Counsel Jack Smith.

The Republican candidate challenging Joe Biden, the first former US president to be criminally prosecuted, has pleaded not guilty in this case and three other criminal cases he faces.

Other cases include an ongoing trial on New York state charges related to hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels shortly before the 2016 US election.

Mr Trump will not be attending the Supreme Court today as he will be in a Manhattan courtroom in the New York case.

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