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Judge Cannon Now Looking Into Whether Jack Smith’s Appointment as Special Counsel Was Valid

Judge Cannon Now Looking Into Whether Jack Smith’s Appointment as Special Counsel Was Valid

Kyle Becker pointed out what we learned a few weeks ago when Judge Cannon, who’s overseeing the Mar-a-Lago raid case, postponed any trial date with the case not before she addressed multiple questions.

Judge Cannon Indefinitely Delays Mar-a-Lago Raid Trial After Trump Attorneys Accuse Jack Smith of Very Serious Constitutional and Ethical Violations

One of those questions was whether Jack Smith’s appointment was even legitimate.

Judge Cannon is Now Considering Whether Jack Smith’s Appointment as Special Counsel is ‘Valid’

Judge Aileen Cannon, the judge presiding over Donald Trump’s classified documents case, is expanding court hearings to determine whether Jack Smith’s appointment as Special Counsel is legally valid.

The federal court is allowing three legal experts to make their cases on the complicating issue on June 21.

President Trump’s legal team is arguing Smith’s appointment is illegal because he was not employed by the federal government when he was made Special Counsel.

Trump’s attorney Christopher Kise argued in a motion that Smith should be removed from the case.

“The Appointments Clause does not permit the attorney general to appoint, without Senate confirmation, a private citizen and like-minded political ally to wield the prosecutorial power of the United States. As such, Jack Smith lacks the authority to prosecute this action.”

Here is Becker’s tweet:

 

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