Trump Won’t Try To Move Charges In Georgia Election Case To Federal Court

  • Former President Trump will not try to move the alleged election interference case against him in Georgia’s Fulton County to federal court, his lawyer said Thursday.
  • A Trump lawyer said weeks ago Trump may attempt such a move, as have co-defendants have either tried or suggested they would.
  • “President Trump now notifies the Court that he will NOT be seeking to remove his case to federal court,” a Trump attorney wrote in court filings Thursday. “This decision is based on his well-founded confidence that this Honorable Court intends to fully completely protect his constitutional right to a fair trial and guarantee him due process of law throughout the prosecution of his case in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia.”
  • Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis this summer charged Trump and the 18 others in a racketeering indictment over their alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election result in Georgia.
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