© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts after arriving at Aberdeen International Airport in Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain May 1, 2023. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
(Reuters) -A U.S. judge on Friday formally postponed former President Donald Trump’s trial on federal prices that he sought to overturn the 2020 election outcomes, which was scheduled to start subsequent month.
The delay, which was broadly anticipated, stems from an attraction by Trump on claims that he’s immune from prosecution for official actions taken whereas he was president. The case in federal courtroom in Washington has been paused since December whereas Trump pursues the attraction.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan didn’t set a brand new trial date on Friday, however mentioned she would wait till the case returns to her courtroom.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments on Trump’s immunity declare on Jan. 9, however has not but issued its ruling.
Trump, who’s closing in on the Republican presidential nomination, has pleaded not responsible to 4 felony counts accusing him of a multi-pronged conspiracy to make use of false claims of voter fraud to overturn his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden in 2020.