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Fani Willis asks for Trump trial to begin three months before Election Day

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2023
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Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis asked a judge on Friday to schedule the trial in the case against Donald Trump in Georgia for Aug. 5, which would temporarily sideline the former president and leading GOP presidential candidate from the campaign trail at the height of election season.

Willis, who is prosecuting Trump and 18 co-defendants over allegations they illegally conspired to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, said in a court filing that her requested trial date "balances potential delays from other pending criminal trials with the Defendants’ speedy...

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