US seeks quick Supreme Court review of Trump 'immunity'

By Andrew Chung and John Kruzel and Andrew Goudsward
Updated December 12 2023 - 10:35am, first published 10:29am
Donald Trump's lawyers say he cannot face charges for conduct related to official responsibilities. (AP PHOTO)
Donald Trump's lawyers say he cannot face charges for conduct related to official responsibilities. (AP PHOTO)

The US special counsel prosecuting Donald Trump on federal charges of trying to overturn his 2020 election defeat has asked the US Supreme Court to launch a fast-track review of the former president's claim he cannot be tried on those charges.

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