Lawyers for Donald Trump and others charged with trying to overturn Georgia's 2020 election have urged a judge to remove Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis from the prosecution over a romantic relationship that has embroiled the case in controversy.
Terrence Bradley returned to the witness stand on Tuesday in a hearing that could result in Willis being removed from the 2020 election interference case against Donald Trump.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has forcefully pushed back against what she described as "lies" about her romantic relationship with a special prosecutor. Her statements came during testimony Thursday in an extraordinary hearing over misconduct allegations that threaten to upend one of four criminal cases against Donald Trump.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee says a hearing is necessary to determine if Fulton County DA Fani Willis should be removed from the election interference case involving former President Trump and 18 others. GPB’s Peter Biello discussed the hearing with Emory law professor John Acevedo.
During years of scrutiny from prosecutors, Donald Trump has repeatedly sought to deflect attention from himself by making the personal lives of investigators ripe for derision and ridicule. The latest example came in Georgia, where he has mocked Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis amid revelations that she had a personal relationship with an outside lawyer hired to help lead the case against Trump and 18 others with plotting to subvert Georgia's 2020 election.
A defense attorney who has alleged that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has had an inappropriate romantic relationship with a special prosecutor hired for the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump has called the two to testify at a hearing next month.
A new Georgia State Senate special committee plans to investigate whether Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis had an improper affair with a special prosecutor she hired to lead the sweeping criminal racketeering case filed against Donald Trump and 18 of the former president’s allies.
Accusations that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis had an affair with a special prosecutor she hired to seek convictions of Donald Trump and others for interfering in Georgia's 2020 election have led to renewed calls to remove Willis from the case. Willis, an elected Democrat, has shown no signs of stepping down yet. But there are ways she could be removed.
Gov. Brian Kemp celebrated 50 years of friendship between Georgia and the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta. Lawmakers in both chambers also acknowledged Maternal Health Awareness Day. And Sen. Greg Dolezal (R-Cumming) introduced a resolution to look at Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ alleged mishandling of state money during her indictment of former President Trump.
A judge has ordered court records to be made public in the divorce involving a special prosecutor hired in the election case against Donald Trump and others and accused of having an affair with Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.
In recent days, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has seen the historic criminal conspiracy case she brought against Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump and his allies take a dramatic turn of the tables.
Allegations of a romantic relationship between a Georgia district attorney and an outside lawyer she hired has roiled the 2020 election case against Donald Trump and 18 others. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has defended her hiring of Nathan Wade, but she has yet to directly address the assertion that the two are romantically involved.
Fulton County DA Fani Willis is accused by a former Trump campaign official of an improper relationship with a prosecutor on the election interference case, though no evidence has been provided.
The judge presiding over the Georgia prosecution of former President Donald Trump and others for efforts to overturn the 2020 election has set a hearing on a motion alleging District Attorney Fani Willis has been romantically involved with a special prosecutor she hired for the case.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has broken her silence over allegations she was involved in an improper relationship with the special prosecutor she hired in the election interference case against Donald Trump.