Did the Supreme Court just tip its hand on Donald Trump?

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The Supreme Court finished up the week yesterday by issuing a rare correct ruling, upholding a ban on domestic abusers owning guns. That’s very important, for obvious reasons. But the political ruling we were all waiting for simply didn’t happen.

That’s right, the Supreme Court still hasn’t announced its ruling on Donald Trump’s claim of presidential immunity. This is getting a bit surreal at this point, even for this court. Of course this is eliciting endless proclamations that Trump has already won the case as a result of the delay. But as absurd as it is that this ruling hasn’t come down yet, I see it as potentially good news. Hear me out.

Keep in mind that this ruling has already been made. It simply hasn’t been issued yet. If this were a ruling in Trump’s favor, wouldn’t the Supreme Court have already dumped it out? Instead the court is waiting until the very end of its term – likely next week – to finally issue the ruling. At this point the only reason to drag this out to the end of the term is if it’s a ruling against Trump.

So at this point I do think it’s more likely than not that the Supreme Court will rule against Trump next week, and that his federal criminal trial in Washington DC will be back on track. I just don’t see a scenario where they’d rule in favor of Trump and then sit on it until the very end of the term. But this Supreme Court is insane. So we’ll see. It’ll be an interesting upcoming week for sure. Remember, whatever this Supreme Court does or doesn’t do, we’re still going to put in the work and win this election.

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