White House: Biden to speak on Supreme Court ruling that grants Trump, other presidents broad immunity from prosecution (2024)

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Lauren Glassberg breaks down what impact the Supreme Court ruling has on the cases against Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON — The White House said President Joe Biden will speak Monday night after The Supreme Courtruled for the first time that former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution, extending the delay in the Washington criminal case against Donald Trump on charges heplotted to overturn his 2020 presidential election lossand all but ending prospects the former president could be tried before the November election.

Ina historic 6-3 ruling, the court's conservative majority, including the three justices appointed by Trump, narrowed the case against him and returned it to the trial court to determine what is left of special counsel Jack Smith's indictment.

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The ruling reflected a muscular view of presidential power, and left dissenting judges to criticize it as undermining a core democratic principle that no person is above the law.

The court's decision highlighted how the justices have been thrust into an impactful role in the November presidential election. Earlier, they hadrejected efforts to bar him from the ballotbecause of his actions following the 2020 election.

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The court last week also limited an obstruction charge faced by Trump and used against hundreds of his supporters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The split among the justices also in many ways mirrored the political divide in the country.

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Supreme Court sends Trump immunity case back to lower court, dimming prospect of pre-election trial

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Biden's campaign said in astatementthat the ruling “doesn’t change the facts” about the events of Jan. 6.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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Supreme Court clears the way for the NRA’s free speech lawsuit against an ex-New York official

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The unanimous opinion reverses a lower court decision tossing out the gun rights group’s lawsuit against ex-New York State Department of Financial Services Ssuperintendent Maria Vullo.

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Supreme Court finds no bias against Black voters in a South Carolina congressional district

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The Supreme Court has preserved a Republican-held South Carolina congressional district, rejecting a lower-court ruling the district discriminated against Black voters.

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Supreme Court sides with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spurning a conservative attack

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The Supreme Court has rejected a conservative-led attack that could've undermined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Supreme Court restores Trump to ballot, rejecting state attempts to ban him over Capitol attack

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The Supreme Court on Monday restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to hold the Republican former president accountable for the Capitol riot.

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Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

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The Supreme Court has preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year.

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Supreme Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims

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The justices ruled in favor of a 1994 ban on firearms for people under restraining orders to stay away from their spouses or partners.

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The Supreme Court allows emergency abortions in Idaho for now in a limited ruling

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The ruling came after a day an opinion was briefly posted on the court's website accidently and quickly taken down, but not before it was obtained by Bloomberg News.

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The Supreme Court strips the SEC of a critical enforcement tool in fraud cases

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The justices ruled that people accused of fraud by the SEC, which regulates securities markets, have the right to a jury trial in federal court.

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The Supreme Court rejects a nationwide opioid settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

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The high court had put the settlement on hold last summer, in response to objections from the Biden administration.

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The Supreme Court halts enforcement of the EPA's plan to limit downwind pollution from power plants

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The Supreme Court is putting the Environmental Protection Agency’s air pollution-fighting “good neighbor” plan on hold while legal challenges continue, the conservative-led court’s latest blow to federal regulations.

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The Supreme Court rules for Biden administration in a social media dispute with conservative states

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The case is among several before the court this term that affect social media companies in the context of free speech.

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Supreme Court makes it harder to charge Capitol riot defendants with obstruction, charge Trump faces

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Roughly 170 Capitol insurrection defendants have been convicted of obstructing or conspiring to obstruct the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress, including the leaders of two far-right extremist groups.

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Supreme Court weakens federal regulators, overturning decades-old Chevron decision

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The current high court, with a 6-3 conservative majority, has been increasingly skeptical of the powers of federal agencies.

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Supreme Court allows cities to enforce bans on homeless people sleeping outside

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The case is the most significant to come before the high court in decades on the issue and comes as a rising number of people in the U.S. are without a permanent place to live.

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Supreme Court sends Trump immunity case back to lower court, dimming prospect of pre-election trial

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The justices said former presidents have presumptive immunity for their official acts and no immunity for unofficial acts. The justices ordered lower courts to apply the decision to Trump’s case.

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The Supreme Court keeps hold on efforts in Texas and Florida to regulate social media platforms

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Both laws aimed to address conservative complaints that the social media companies were liberal-leaning and censored users based on their viewpoints, especially on the political right.

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