Judge postpones election fraud trial in opposition to Trump | EUROtoday

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As of: February 3, 2024 5:14 a.m

The trial in opposition to former US President Trump on allegations of election manipulation is about to begin later than deliberate. The accountable federal court docket introduced that the proceedings scheduled for March 4th can be postponed.

The trial in opposition to former US President Donald Trump deliberate for early March in reference to tried election fraud has been postponed. The accountable federal choose within the capital Washington, Tanya Chutkan, didn’t announce a brand new date for the beginning of the trial.

Chutkan defined that one other court docket had not but selected Trump's enchantment. She will wait till the case returns to her court docket. The trial was initially scheduled to start in March.

Trump claims alleged immunity

In 2020, former US President Trump is alleged to have tried to subsequently overturn the result of the presidential election. He was subsequently indicted on the federal stage in Washington. The broadly anticipated postponement is because of an appointment by Trump. In it, the Republican claims he’s immune from prosecution for actions he took whereas serving as president.

In the 2020 presidential election, the then challenger and subsequent election winner Joe Biden beat Trump in Georgia, amongst different locations, however solely by a really slender margin. Trump is alleged to have tried to overturn the end in Georgia afterwards. He is charged with a complete of 13 fees. Trump's protection attorneys had argued for the trial to start in 2026. That can be a very long time after the subsequent presidential election.

Former president speaks of witch hunt

A brand new president will likely be elected within the USA initially of November 2024. Trump needs to run for the Republicans once more. Trump is dealing with plenty of authorized issues. In all instances, the 77-year-old has protested his innocence and has repeatedly spoken of a politically motivated witch hunt. Many instances are prone to be appealed and can subsequently not be lastly concluded for years. Some are anticipated to be referred to the US Supreme Court or have already accomplished so.