‘I didn’t do anything wrong’: Donald Trump defends his presidential immunity in Washington court

He former president of the United States, Donald Trump defended his right to presidential immunity this Tuesday after going to an appeals court in Washington, in which it will be decided whether the magnate had protection in the framework of the federal case against him for trying to overturn the result. of the 2020 elections.

The Washington Court of Appeals held a hearing in which each of the parties presented their arguments after the Supreme Court refused to rule on the matter following a request from special prosecutor Jack Smith.

“I think we did pretty well. I think it is very unfair when an opponent, a political opponent, is prosecuted by the Biden Department of Justice. “They are losing in all the polls,” he stated after leaving court, as reported by the network. cnn.

Trump calls his case a ‘threat to democracy’

The American magnate has highlighted that the case against him “opens Pandora’s box” and is a “threat to democracy.”

“I didn’t do anything wrong,” he stressed., insisting that it is not possible “to have a president without his immunity.” Likewise, he has once again recalled the “electoral fraud” of the 2020 elections.

Federal judge Tanya Chutkan, who is investigating the case against Trump for trying to overturn the result of the 2020 elections, in which Joe Biden was the winner, decided to temporarily paralyze the judicial process precisely due to this legal challenge.

The former president faces four charges of conspiring against the United States; for preventing Congress from certifying the results collected at the polls; for conspiring against the right to vote, as well as for his attempt to obstruct the certification of the minutes by accusing fraud in the elections.