Georgia prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to set Trump’s trial for August 5, 2024 – a few weeks before the Republican National Convention and 3 months before the 2024 election.
Fulton County DA Fani Willis’s prosecutors cited Trump’s other DC and Florida trials scheduled for March and May as the reason to begin the Georgia trial in August.
“The State requests that this Court schedule the remaining Defendants for a Final Plea hearing date of Friday, June 21, 2024, and to begin trial on Monday, August 5, 2024. This proposed trial date balances potential delays from Defendant Trump’s other criminal trials in sister sovereigns and the other Defendants’ constitutional speedy trial rights,” Georgia prosecutors wrote in a motion reviewed by The Gateway Pundit.
Currently, Defendant Trump is set for trial in the District of Columbia on March 4, 2024, and the Southern District of Florida on May 20, 2024. A start date of August 5, 2024, is therefore unlikely to be subject to delay or interference from these other trials. Additionally, setting trial to begin on August 5, 2024, would begin trial within one year of August 14, 2023, the date of indictment, and would show…
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