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    Special counsel Jack Smith urges SCOTUS to reject Trump bid to delay election trial

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  • Lawrence: Jack Smith asks SCOTUS to move fast on Trump. Nixon case is proof they can.

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  • ‘Public’s interest is greater than Trump’s’: Smith asks Supreme Court to reject Trump immunity claim

    06:43
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  • Jack Smith urges Supreme Court to reject Trump immunity claim

    03:51
  • 'More important things to do' not likely to save Trump from criminal trial

    04:58
  • Supreme Court gives Jack Smith deadline to respond to Trump immunity case

    10:48
  • Trump explainer: What you need to know this week about the trials of Donald Trump

    04:07
  • 'Remarkably consistent but not very successful': Fmr. Manhattan DA reacts to Trump's immunity appeal

    06:56
  • ‘Get out of jail free card’: Trump files ‘Hail Mary’ request to block presidential immunity

    05:24
  • Trump scrambles to buy time with immunity appeal to Supreme Court

    03:16
  • Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block presidential immunity ruling

    07:32
  • Can MAGA crush High Court? Pressure on Chief Justice Roberts in Trump coup cases

    07:13
  • Will ‘loser’ Trump lose again? SCOTUS eyes two Trump coup cases

    10:28
  • 'Bench slap': Unanimous panel of judges obliterates Trump immunity case

    11:17
  • Prof. Tribe felt ‘pride’ after appeals court denied Trump immunity claim

    06:16
  • Lawrence on Trump immunity rejection: This is the country I thought I was living in

    05:27
  • Lawrence on immunity rejection: Trump fears Chutkan presiding at his trial

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Campaign notes sound in Trump's grasping criminal defense

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New filings from Donald Trump's lawyers make some particularly dubious arguments in Trump's defense, but may ultimately serve the broader strategy of delaying the court's proceedings. At the same time, some of what the filings contain appear to be geared more toward Trump's political audience. Melissa Murray, NYU law professor, and former Senator Claire McCaskill join Alex Wagner to discuss.