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Is Trump Immune From Prosecution? SCOTUS Will Decide

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The Supreme Court announced it will hear a case related to special counsel Jack Smith's prosecution of former president Donald Trump related to Trump's alleged actions surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Trump argues any actions undertaken by a president while in office are ineligible to be prosecuted, even after leaving office. Here's what you need to know.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

Our producers are Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell & Kelli Wessinger. Our editor is Erica Morrison. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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