Trump’s Immunity Claims Pull DOJ Into Jan. 6 Legal Fight

February 11, 2023

Trump’s immunity claim has pulled the Justice Department into a case it hadn’t asked to be involved in. A Justice Department spokesperson and a lawyer for Trump weren’t immediately available for comment. Unwelcome RoleThe federal government isn’t a party to the litigation, and the Justice Department didn’t ask to file a brief. Trump’s lawyers don’t oppose the longer timeline, according to the latest filing. Read More: Trump Claims Immunity Over ‘Burn Congress Down’ HypotheticalMost Read from Bloomberg Businessweek©2023 Bloomberg L.P.