Trump severed from two co-defendants in Georgia election case

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Donald Trump and 16 other co-defendants Georgia The election interference case is being heard separately by lawyers Kenneth Chesebro And Sidney Powellthe judge decided in the case.

“Defendants Chesebro and Powell will be brought together in the trial, but the other 17 defendants will be separated from these two. Further severance payments may follow. “All pretrial deadlines will proceed as scheduled without any stay of proceedings,” said Judge Scott McAfee of the Superior Court of Justice Fulton County wrote in a ruling issued Thursday.

The move came after Mr. Chesebro and Ms. Powell asserted their right to a speedy trial, the judge noted.

This comes as Mr Trump celebrated the “best polls ever” and wrote on Truth Social that they were “rarely shown on television”. With a lead of 50 or 60 points. Just like they don’t like showing our big rally CROWDS, they also don’t like showing our LARGE POLL NUMBERS. We rigged elections and rigged television!”

Meanwhile, Mr Trump celebrated Mitt Romney’s retirement plans in a gloating post in which he called it “fantastic news for America” ​​that the Republican senator would not seek a second term.


What is an accusation? Trump just avoided his fourth

The former president pleaded not guilty on August 31 to a series of 13 charges accusing him of running a criminal enterprise to stay in power at all costs.

“As indicated by my signature below, I hereby waive formal charges and declare myself NOT GUILTY to the charges in this case,” the filing reads.

Now he will not appear at his arraignment, which was scheduled to take place Sept. 6 in Fulton County Court.

The indictment would have been his fourth after a Georgia grand jury on August 14 indicted the ex-president and 18 other defendants on 13 counts related to his alleged efforts to change the outcome of the 2020 election in the state .

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Trump could face an extensive list of lawsuits next year. You can find all court dates here

To date, Mr. Trump has been criminally charged four times – two at the federal level and two at the state level. This comes in addition to two civil lawsuits involving the ex-president in New York City.

Although Trump’s legal team has repeatedly urged judges to postpone trial dates until after the 2024 election, almost all of his criminal charges are scheduled for next spring.

Here are the trial dates for Mr. Trump so far:

Ariana BaioSeptember 14, 2023 9:30 p.m


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Americans are sharply divided over whether Biden acted wrongly in his son’s dealings, according to the AP-NORC poll

About half of that American say they have little or no confidence that the Justice Department takes care of the investigation Hunter Biden in a fair and impartial manner, and one in three people are very concerned about becoming president Joe Biden He may have committed wrongdoing in connection with his son’s business dealings, according to a new survey. But the political divide is wide.

According to The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll, 66 percent of Republicans — and just 7 percent of Democrats — are very or extremely concerned about whether Joe Biden has committed wrongdoing regarding his son’s business dealings.

Overall, Democrats are far more cautious about blaming the president at all regarding his son’s business dealings.

“The way I see it, Biden should be held accountable if he did something wrong,” said Pilar DeAvila-Pinsley, 60, a New York Democrat. “But there is no proof of that.”

The poll was conducted just before House Speaker Kevin McCarthy launched a formal impeachment inquiry aimed at tying the president to his son’s business dealings and distracting from the legal jeopardy facing Donald Trump as the two men again fight for the White House. A special counsel appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland is investigating Hunter Biden’s business dealings after a plea deal on tax and gun charges collapsed.

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Colleen Long, Emily Swanson, APSeptember 14, 2023 8:30 p.m


Trump, January 6, and a Conspiracy to Overturn the 2020 Election: The Federal Investigation, Explained

A former president has been charged with crimes related to his attempts to overturn the results of an American election.

The federal investigation into the efforts of Donald Trump and his allies to undermine the results of the 2020 presidential election has filed four criminal charges in a 45-page indictment outlining three alleged criminal conspiracies and interference with the presidential election Joe BidenThe victory and the description of a multi-state plan built on a legacy of lies and lies conspiracy theories to undermine the democratic process.

A loading document below US Department of Justice Special Advisor Jack Smith follows a grand jury decision to indict Mr. Trump after months of evidence and testimony. The tentative trial date has been set for March 4, 2024 in Washington DC.

The charges are the result of a separate, lengthy House Select Committee investigation into the events surrounding and leading up to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, including a series of blockbuster public hearings in which evidence and testimony were presented that describe the depth of Mr. Trump’s attempts to remain in office at all costs.

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Woman confronts Pence over his strict LGBTQ policies

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Trump defends suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton, calls impeachment proceedings ‘shameful’

Exposed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton can count on a certain former president, who faced two impeachment trials, to stand by his side as his own impeachment trial unfolds.

Donald Trump gave Mr. Paxton a confidence boost in a post on his social media platform, truth socialcalled him “one of the TOUGHEST AND BEST” attorneys general Thursday morning.

Mr Trump’s affirmative words mark the first time he has spoken about the trial of his longtime ally since it began on September 5 – albeit against the ex-president made a statement of support earlier this year, when Mr. Paxton was first charged.

In his post on Thursday, Mr Trump accused Republicans in Texas of being “RINOS” (Republicans in Name Only) in their decision to launch 16 articles of impeachment against Mr Paxton.

“Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was easily re-elected last November, but now the establishment RINOS is attempting to reverse that election with a shameful impeachment against him,” Trump wrote.

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Ariana BaioSeptember 14, 2023 7:00 p.m


Mike Pence awkwardly avoids the question of whether he had dinner alone with a vice president

Mike Pence refused to say whether he would dine alone with a woman Vice President during a town hall debate in Chicago on Wednesday.

The Republican presidential candidate, 64, awkwardly contradicted when asked about this topic by NewsNation anchor Leland Vittert as his wife Karen Pence observed from the audience.

“One of the things that has been said about the way you conduct your private life is that you will not eat alone or meet a woman alone,” Mr. Vittert said, referring to remarks in an infamous 2002 portrait of Ms. Pence in “The Hill.” resurfaced in 2017 when he was vice president.

“How would that work if you had a female vice president?”

Mr. Pence replied with a wry smile: “That’s a very smart question. It’s really.”

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Appeals court should quickly examine Trump’s claim to presidential immunity in the case of sexual abuse

A federal appeals court will quickly consider former President Donald Trump’s claim that presidential immunity shields him from liability for statements he made in 2019 when he denied sexually assaulting a person new York Writer in the 1990s, the court said on Wednesday.

The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan The ruling came a day after Trump lawyer Alina Habba told a three-judge panel of the court that the appeal “raises an important question that will affect the delicate balance between the judiciary and the executive branch for many years to come.” “The court issued an order announcing that it would expedite the appeal.”

The 2nd Circuit set a timeline for filing written arguments within a month.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has set Jan. 15 as the date for a jury to decide damages in a long-delayed lawsuit by writer E. Jean Carroll. She claimed Trump defamed her in 2019 when he said she made up claims in a memoir in which she said Trump sexually assaulted her in a luxury Manhattan department store in 1996.

In May, a jury rejected Carroll’s claim that Trump raped her in the department store’s dressing room, but concluded that he sexually assaulted her. It awarded $5 million for sexual assault and defamatory statements it said Trump made last fall. Trump had vehemently denied ever sexually assaulting Carroll or meeting her in a store.

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Larry Neumeister, APSeptember 14, 2023 6:00 p.m

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Russell Falcon is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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