Trump Attempts To Push Federal Trial In D.C. Back Until 2026

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2023
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Former President Donald Trump is seeking to push the start date of his federal trial in Washington, D.C., over his alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election to April 2026.

Special Counsel Jack Smith’s team requested that U.S. District Judge Tonya Chutkan, who is overseeing the case, allow jury selection to begin in December of this year and that the trial start in January 2024.

Senior assistant special counsel Molly Gaston wrote in a filing to the court that the January start date “would vindicate the public’s strong...

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