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Indictment Watch: No Immunity
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Indictment Watch: No Immunity

Donald Trump is not immune from prosecution.

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously decided that Donald Trump is not immune from prosecution. On today’s emergency pod, Sarah and David react to the decision’s substance and how the timing affects the election.

The Agenda:
—Timing is everything
—Word of the day: estoppel
—Will SCOTUS take the case?
—The opinion’s flaws
—What is a president immune from?
—What is an official act?
—The parade of horribles argument
—Why the Colorado disqualification case is relevant
The New Yorker: Sarah Isgur’s Majority Report

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Sarah Isgur is a senior editor at The Dispatch and is based in northern Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2019, she had worked in every branch of the federal government and on three presidential campaigns. When Sarah is not hosting podcasts or writing newsletters, she’s probably sending uplifting stories about spiders to Jonah, who only pretends to love all animals.

David French is a columnist for the New York Times. He’s a former senior editor of The Dispatch. He’s the author most recently of Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.