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‘Our president is not a king’: Examining the January 6 and presidential immunity cases in the Supreme Court

Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election.
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Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election.

The Supreme Court recently started hearing oral arguments about whether the Jan. 6 attacks constitute obstruction of an official proceeding. Thursday, they’ll hear arguments on Trump’s claim of presidential immunity.

This hour, a status update on the confusing, monumental, and democracy-defining goings-on in the Supreme Court.

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Carolyn McCusker helps produce The Colin McEnroe Show. She loves making true radio stories and listening to fake ones. In the past, she’s worked for NPR and WNYC, and she’s glad to be back at CT Public after interning in 2019. Carolyn can be reached at cmccusker@ctpublic.org.
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