Trump shares post accusing Jack Smith of lacking standing to argue in front of Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will be weighing in on Donald Trump’s presidential immunity case on Thursday, and ahead of the oral arguments, Trump shared an article to Truth Social that accuses special counsel Jack Smith of lacking standing to defend the D.C. Circuit’s ruling. 

The article written by Steven Calabresi argues that special counsel Jack Smith was unconditionally appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland since it was done without the approval of Congress. Calabresi argues that Smith being a private citizen means he “can no more defend the lower court order than can any random person picked off the street.” 

Essentially, Calabresi says all actions Smith has taken since his appointment on Nov. 18, 2022, are null and void. This includes actions taken by Smith in the Florida classified documents case against Trump while under the jurisdiction of the 11th Circuit and the charges against
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