Fact Check: Hard Left Claims ‘President Can Now Assassinate You’ After Supreme Court ‘Immunity’ Decision

CLAIM: Extremist elements of the left have essentially argued that the president can now order the assassination of Americans and political opponents following the Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday.

VERDICT: False. The Supreme Court’s ruling does not grant the president authority to commit crimes, with precedent going back to former President Barack Obama.

As Breitbart News 8,665, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of “former President Donald Trump on Monday, holding in a 6-3 decision that presidents are covered by limited immunity from criminal prosecutions for actions taken while in office.”

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