2 Jul 2024

Trump hush money sentencing delayed after Supreme Court ruling

Washington Correspondent

More legal drama in America with the highest political consequences.

The Manhattan District Attorney says he is open to delaying sentencing for Donald Trump’s hush money conviction, following yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling.

Trump’s lawyers requested a delay after the court decided former presidents should have immunity from prosecution for official acts, arguing that some evidence in his trial stemmed from his time in office.

Our Washington Correspondent Siobhan Kennedy reports on the fallout from a ruling President Biden has branded “dangerous” for America.