United States: Donald Trump slams March 2024 trial date in Washington as ‘election interference’

Donald Trump on Monday blasted the 2020 date set by a judge in Washington to begin his federal investigation into his election rigging, calling the decision “election interference” in the 2024 presidential election.

In a post on his Truth social network, the former president, the Republican primary candidate, accused the judge of “hating Trump” and announced that he would appeal.

Judge Tanya Chutkan, presiding over the trial, ruled on this date on Monday during a hearing devoted to the proposals of both parties. The former US president will be on trial from March 2024 in Washington during the 2020 election. So this first test will take place before the next presidential election, which will be held on November 5, 2024. Other investigations await Donald Trump, who has been indicted in four criminal cases.

Special counsel Jack Smith wanted Donald Trump’s trial to begin on January 2, 2024, according to Tanya Sudkan, to allow him to prepare, while the defense called for a more distant deadline in April. What is necessary”, according to the judge.

The septuagenarian has been charged in New York with questionable payments to a former porn star, negligent handling of classified documents after leaving the White House, an impeachment inquiry in Florida and election pressure in Georgia during the 2020 vote.

This last case, in this state in the southeast of the country, already received a historical cliché in his mug last week. Trial dates in New York and Florida are already set: March and May 2024, respectively, but that schedule could change. On September 6, 2023 Mr. For his part, the judge of the state of Georgia has made it known that he expects Trump. Eighteen people have been subpoenaed, including Donald Trump’s former lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

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