Rapid Dissent

“This nation was founded on the principle that there are no kings in America. Each, each of us is equal before the law. No one, no one is above the law, not even the president of the United States. [With] today’s Supreme Court decision on presidential immunity, that fundamentally changed for all practical purposes … I dissent.” Biden attacks Supreme Court immunity ruling as emboldening a lawless president. (Of course, this week, for better or worse, everyone is a lot more focused on Biden’s performance than his opinions.)

+ I covered the disturbing Court decision yesterday: Kingdom Come.

+ I Turned In My Insurrectionist Dad—How Can Trump Be Immune?

+ And now, due to the SCOTUS immunity ruling, the Trump hush money sentencing has been delayed.

+ A small silver lining. We will not get the trial we deserve before the election. But the Court left open a very real chance we’ll get a Jan 6 hearing to determine which of Trump’s acts were and were not official. And that hearing will have a lot of the evidence a trial would. NYT (Gift Article): Ruling Further Slows Trump Election Case but Opens Door to Airing of Evidence.

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