The order from the court on Wednesday keeps Trump's prosecution in the Jan. 6 case on hold.
Tuesday's decision comes at a crucial time for both Trump and the federal case against him. He almost certainly will appeal the ruling either to the full D.C. Circuit or to the Supreme Court.
Lawyers for the former president made a sweeping argument that he enjoys blanket immunity from federal prosecution for his alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.
The legal filing late Saturday comes after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to fast track a dispute on whether the former President is immune from prosecution.
A panel of federal appeals court judges heard arguments on whether charges against Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in a sprawling Georgia election case should be moved but expressed skepticism Friday that the relevant statute applies to former officials.
The former president's lawyers are arguing that the Justice Department is criminalizing "core political speech" protected by the First Amendment and selectively targeting him for prosecution.
Prosecutors in Fulton County, Ga., say they expect that a trial in their election interference case would last four months, not including jury selection.
To see the extent to which the Republican political calendar and Donald Trump's legal calendar are intertwined, it's helpful to see them laid out together.
The judge overseeing a criminal case against former President Donald Trump for interfering with the 2020 presidential election has set a trial date of March 4, 2024.
The Fulton County sheriff says he'll treat the former president according to the jail's normal practices. That includes taking a booking photo, which could become a famous — or infamous — image.