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US prosecutors setback: Trump won’t stand trial with co-defendants in October



A Georgia judge ruled Thursday that former President Donald Trump and 16 other defendants in the election-rigging case won’t have to stand trial in October, along with two others who had asked for a speedy trial. was lowered.

A Georgia judge handed down the former US president’s decision this Thursday. donald trump 16 other people charged with election manipulation They do not have to stand trial in October along with the other two who demanded a speedy trial.

That decision means A setback for the prosecutor’s office He said he wanted to try the 19 defendants together to prove they were all part of a conspiracy to manipulate the state’s 2020 election results. President Trump lost by a narrow margin. in front of Democrat and current President Joe Biden.

In court documents, Scott McAfee A Fulton County (Georgia) Superior Court judge will grant an expedited trial in October requested by two of the defendants, Kenneth Chesebro and Sidney Powell, lawyers for President Trump’s 2020 campaign. It has been decided that it will be held on the 23rd. False information about elections.

Trump and 16 other defendants had asked to be tried separately from Chesebro and Powell. claimed to be unable to prepare for trial on October 23rd.

The judge agreed with these requests, arguing that his decision was merely “procedural” and addressed logistical reasons to make the process more manageable.

Trump, who is running for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election, pleaded not guilty to 13 charges in Georgia on August 31.

Trump is the first former president in U.S. history to be indicted, and has already faced four criminal charges.

In addition to georgia is facing judicial proceedings in New York for allegedly making irregular payments during a 2016 campaign to silence porn actress Stormy Daniels over a past “infidelity.”

He also stands trial in Florida. Charged with bringing confidential documents into a Mar-a-Lago mansion. when Biden left the White House in January 2021, and finally, the 2021 attack on the Capitol when Biden’s supporters tried to disrupt the legislative process certifying Biden’s victory in 2020. must be addressed in Washington.

Source: Biobiochile

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