Mr. Trump’s lawyers pitched their request to Judge Cannon as a plea for cautious deliberation and as a means of safeguarding democracy itself. “President Trump is running for president of the United States and is currently the likely Republican Party nominee,” they wrote. In making their case to delay the trial, Mr. Trump’s lawyers cited the expansive discovery evidence provided to them by the government. Mr. Trump’s lawyers also suggested that they might raise “constitutional and statutory challenges” to Mr. Smith’s authority as special counsel. The post Trump Lawyers Seek Indefinite Postponement of Documents Trial appeared first on New York Times.