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The dangers of political prosecution

20 April 2024

9:00 AM

20 April 2024

9:00 AM

At the start of January, Donald Trump offered up a cheery new year message for Americans. ‘If I don’t get immunity, then Crooked Joe Biden doesn’t get immunity,’ the former president declared on his social media platform Truth Social. With this, he touched on a looming question about 2024: will the presidential race be decided by lawyers and jurors, rather than voters?

Trump showed up in court for the first criminal lawsuit against him this week, a case which could in theory result in a decades-long jail sentence.

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