In one of four motions, attorneys for the former president contend that neither the U.S. Constitution nor Congress had officially established the special counsel’s office, rendering Mr. Smith’s appointment invalid.
Furthermore, they argue that the special counsel’s office is being funded “off the books” by the Biden administration.
The motion, which cites the Appointments Clause, argues that Attorney General Merrick Garland did not have the authority to appoint a “like-minded political ally” as special counsel “without Senate confirmation.”
While attempting to have the case involving the classified documents dismissed, former President Donald Trump has maintained that Special Counsel Jack Smith was appointed improperly.
On Thursday, Trump’s attorneys submitted several motions seeking the dismissal of the federal case. In response to accusations that he unlawfully kept classified materials after leaving office in January 2021 and thwarted efforts by the federal government to obtain them, the former president entered a not-guilty plea to 40 charges.
Nathan Wade appeared to make at least 35 visits to the Hapeville neighborhood where Fani Willis was living before the district attorney hired him to lead Fulton County’s election interference prosecution, according to cellphone data included in a court submission filed Friday.
A new study has found that widespread voter fraud amid the 2020 US Presidential election tipped the scales in favor of Joe Biden, whereas Trump “almost certainly” would have won if this were not the case.
Far-left Vice.com, which was laughably valued at $5.7 billion in 2017, will stop publishing and could kill off its site entirely.
Let us now add Vice to the list of left-wing outlets to crash and burn of late: the Messenger, BuzzFeed News, and Jezebel have all closed entirely. The Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and CNNLOL have all slashed up to hundreds of jobs.
When Donald Trump was president, the so-called ‘mainstream media’ spent a great deal of effort — often in real-time — engaging in what they considered to be “fact checks” of his statements, but a new analysis by a media expert finds such fact-checking has nearly disappeared under President Joe Biden.