Manhattan D.A. Expected to Recommend Trump Sentencing

After delaying Donald Trump’s federal election subversion trial in February by agreeing to consider his presidential immunity claims, the US Supreme Court’s decision on Monday creates new issues that might cause the trial to be postponed much longer. 

A letter allegedly delivered by Donald Trump’s lawyers to the judge supervising his hush money trial in New York appears to be an attempt to postpone the verdict and prevent his sentencing following the Supreme Court’s decision to partially shield him from prosecution. Before Election Day, when he seeks to win back the White House, the four-time indicted former president is probably going to face criminal accountability just once, at the time of the sentencing.

Manhattan D.A. Expected to Recommend Trump Sentencing

The New York judge who oversaw Donald Trump’s hush money trial was urged by the president’s lawyers on Monday to vacate his conviction and postpone his sentence, which was supposed to take place the following week. According to the letter acquired by The Associated Press, it was requested that Judge Juan M. Merchan postpone Trump’s sentence while he considers the impact of the US Supreme Court’s judgment in the New York case. The letter noted the court’s previous verdict on Monday.

The lawyers contend that the ruling by the Supreme Court upheld a stance that the defense had taken earlier in the litigation, namely that the prosecution ought to have been barred from presenting certain material that they claimed represented official acts of the president.

Trump has argued in previous court papers that he is not prosecutable for actions that he took while in office that are said to have included official activities. His lawyers refrained from bringing up that defense in the hush money case, but they did contend that some evidence, such as Trump’s remarks on social media criticizing his former attorney Michael Cohen, originates from his presidency and ought to have been shielded from trial by immunity laws.

Trump requests the overturned of the hush money conviction

According to American media, Donald Trump’s lawyers have requested that his sentence be postponed until later this month and that the verdict in his hush money criminal case be overturned. The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to provide the former president immunity from prosecution for official conduct he did while in office is purportedly referenced in a letter written by Trump’s lawyers to the New York judge overseeing the trial. In May, a jury convicted Trump guilty on 34 counts of manipulating corporate records. His sentencing is scheduled for July 11. His lawyers argue that the records he approved while in the White House in 2017 ought to be considered.

Lawyers said in a similar manner last year that the claims in the lawsuit included official activities that fell within the purview of his presidential responsibilities. He celebrated the SC’s decision as a huge victory for democracy. The presidential immunity for “official acts” was determined by the justices, but it did not extend to “unofficial acts.” The decision concerned a different lawsuit against Trump in which he is accused of attempting to unlawfully change the 2020 presidential election results that handed Joe Biden the win.

Manhattan D.A. Expected to Recommend Trump Sentencing

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On Monday, the MAGA leader’s prison sentence is anticipated to be recommended by the prosecutors in the former president Donald Trump’s hush money trial. The Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, will provide his proposal to Judge Juan Merchan; but, until Trump is sentenced on July 11, the recommendation for a punishment may remain undisclosed. Trump may get probation instead of going to jail for up to four years. According to The Times, the court does not have to send Trump to prison and has the option to postpone it until after a potential second term in office.

After prosecutors claimed that Trump paid porn star Stormy Daniels hush money to conceal a tryst before the 2016 election, jurors found him guilty on 34 charges of falsifying company records in May. Four criminal prosecutions in New York, Florida, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. are pending against Trump. It’s likely that only the New York lawsuit will be resolved before to the 2024 election. The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday on presidential immunity probably provided Trump with significant protection from prosecution for his acts as president, as his previous criminal proceedings have been greatly delayed.

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On May 30, a jury in New York found President Trump guilty on 34 felonies of fabricating financial records to conceal a $130,000 payment made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence regarding a 2006 alleged sexual encounter. It could be the last legal proceeding that Trump has to deal with before to the election.

Democrat Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan District Attorney, charged that Trump was attempting to hide a breach of election rules by billing Cohen for monthly legal expenses on the records of his real estate firm. On July 11, he is expected to be sentenced.

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  1. TRUMP is not above the law, he refused to return the documents, it wasn’t an error, who knows if he’s already given his friend PUTIN documents, his presidential duties were already done when the new president was elected. LOCK HIM UP!!!!! HE shouldn’t be allowed to be in the presidential ballots, he’s a danger to our democracy.


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