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Donald Trump 'Almost Certainly' Facing Two Defeats: Ex-Supreme Court Lawyer

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2024
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Former president Donald Trump will "almost certainly" be convicted in two of his criminal cases, according to former U.S. acting solicitor general Neal Katyal.

Trump's hush money criminal trial is set to begin on April 15, but on Friday, the former president demanded a new judge. Trump's lawyers urged Manhattan Judge Juan M. Merchan to recuse himself from the case, alleging bias and a conflict of interest because his daughter is a Democratic political consultant. Merchan did not immediately rule on the motion.

There is no basis for Merchan to recuse, said Katyal,...

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