Judge in Mar-a-Lago case likely to delay trial in boon for Trump

Aileen Cannon appears inclined to reject prosecutors’ proposed timeline as Trump lawyers push for delay in classified papers case A federal judge overseeing Donald Trump’s criminal case over his retention of classified documents has rejected a proposal by special counsel prosecutors that she set a schedule culminating in a July trial. US district judge Aileen … Read more

Tense Fani Willis hearing ends as judge plans to decide on disqualification

A three-day evidentiary hearing was held to determine whether district attorney Fani Willis should be disqualified from the election interference prosecution against Donald Trump due to her romantic relationship with a deputy handling the case. The matter began in January when Republican operative Michael Roman filed a motion claiming Willis financially benefited from the case … Read more

Is appearance of impropriety enough to oust Fani Willis from Trump case?

The Fulton county superior court judge, Scott McAfee, is considering whether to dismiss Fulton county district attorney Fani Willis and special prosecutor Nathan Wade from the trial of former president Donald Trump and co-defendants in the racketeering and election interference case. The stakes are high, as if Willis is disqualified, it could plunge the prosecution … Read more

Here’s Why Mandatory Cognitive Exams For Presidents Are Unlikely—As Trump Demands Biden Undergo Test

Former President Donald Trump has urged President Joe Biden to undergo a cognitive test due to his age of 81. Trump, nicknamed “Crooked Joe Biden,” claims that Biden “aced” two exams and calls for the tests to be mandatory for all presidents and presidential candidates. Presidents are not legally required to undergo physical or cognitive … Read more

Winery worker who told CNN he saw DA Fani Willis pay cash offers to testify

Prosecutors are moving to admit Stan Brody’s affidavit into evidence, which claims that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis paid cash when she visited Napa Valley with special prosecutor Nathan Wade in 2023. The affidavit supports part of Willis’ earlier testimony, and prosecutors want Judge Scott McAfee to accept Brody’s affidavit into evidence. If Brody … Read more

Texts Show Witness Readily Helped Build a Case to Disqualify Trump Prosecutors

Terrence Bradley, a lawyer in Atlanta, was the star witness in the disqualification of Fani Willis, the district attorney leading the election interference case against former President Donald Trump in Georgia. However, his testimony did not resolve a question at the heart of the defense’s attempt to show that Willis had an untenable conflict of … Read more