Rep. Donalds: Supreme Court Should Take Up Trump Case

The Supreme Court should take up former President Donald Trump’s case after his conviction on 34 counts of falsification of business records, as the New York appellate system would take too long to make a determination, Rep. Byron Donalds said Sunday. 

“In New York, the only ability for this to be overturned is going to be happening two or three years from now,” the Florida Republican told NBC News’ “Meet the Press.” “We all know this. That’s why what happened in lower Manhattan was to interfere with an election, which is why Speaker [Mike] Johnson, myself included, and many Americans believe the Supreme Court should step into this matter.”

Johnson, R-La., last week called on the Supreme Court to overturn Trump’s guilty verdict. As matters stand, the former president’s attorneys would have to take the case through New York’s appellate courts before it reaches the top court for a decision. 

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