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STAND UP AMERICA CALLS OUT SCOTUS’ ATTEMPT TO DELAY ACCOUNTABILITY FOR TRUMP’S ROLE IN JANUARY 6 ATTACK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FEBRUARY 28, 2024

PRESS CONTACT:
Monica Garcia, press@standupamerica.com 

WASHINGTON – Stand Up America Executive Director Christina Harvey issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will review Trump v. United States, determining whether the President possesses absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for official acts. Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected Trump’s immunity claims.

“The Supreme Court’s decision to hear Trump’s appeal and delay arguments until April is a deliberate attempt to postpone accountability for Trump’s role in the January 6th attack on our country. It also gives Trump a free pass on the campaign trail in the meantime. At a time when trust in the Supreme Court is at record lows, decisions like these only reinforce Americans’ belief that Supreme Court justices are politicians in robes.

“Further raising concerns is Justice Thomas’ continued refusal to recuse himself from this case and others related to the efforts to overthrow the 2020 election—efforts his wife participated in and pressured state officials to support.

“The American people deserve swift and transparent justice, not a protracted legal process that allows Trump to evade responsibility for his actions.”

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Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with nearly two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to stand up to corruption and voter suppression and build a more representative democracy, Stand Up America has driven over 1.7 million calls to lawmakers, registered over 100,000 voters, mobilized thousands of protestors, and contacted tens of millions of voters.

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