Trump lawyers challenge prosecutor Smith's appointment

Updated June 22 2024 - 6:45am, first published 6:39am
Donald Trump's lawyers argue Special counsel Jack Smith was illegally appointed in November 2022. (AP PHOTO)
Donald Trump's lawyers argue Special counsel Jack Smith was illegally appointed in November 2022. (AP PHOTO)

Lawyers for Donald Trump have argued the US Justice Department prosecutor who charged the former president with hoarding classified documents at his estate was illegally appointed and that the case should therefore be dismissed.

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