The potential effects of legal developments concerning Trump and Biden on the outcome of the presidential race.

Title: Legal Developments for 2024 Presidential Frontrunners Biden and Trump

On Thursday, both President Biden and former President Trump, the leading contenders for the 2024 presidential race, faced significant developments in separate legal cases. While a special counsel cleared Mr. Biden of any charges in a classified documents probe, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether Trump’s actions surrounding the January 6th Capitol riot should disqualify him from holding office. CBS News correspondent Ed O’Keefe delves into both cases.

Section 1: Biden Cleared in Classified Documents Probe
A special counsel has determined that President Biden will not face charges in the classified documents probe. This investigation was launched after allegations that Biden had mishandled classified information during his time as Vice President. However, the special counsel found no evidence to support these claims and has cleared Biden of any wrongdoing.

Section 2: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Trump’s Eligibility for Office
At the same time, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether former President Trump should be ineligible to hold office due to his actions surrounding the January 6th Capitol riot. Trump’s lawyers argued that the impeachment trial was unconstitutional and that Trump’s speech on the day of the riot was protected by the First Amendment. However, the prosecution argued that Trump’s actions incited the violence and that he should be held accountable.

Section 3: Implications for the 2024 Presidential Race
These legal developments have significant implications for the 2024 presidential race, as both Biden and Trump are considered frontrunners for their respective parties. Biden’s clearance in the classified documents probe may boost his credibility and strengthen his chances for re-election. On the other hand, the Supreme Court’s decision on Trump’s eligibility could impact his potential candidacy in 2024.

As the 2024 presidential race continues to take shape, these legal developments for Biden and Trump will undoubtedly play a significant role in shaping the political landscape. The decisions made in these cases will have a lasting impact on the future of both candidates and their potential bids for the White House.  

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