A federal judge on Monday is expected to set a start date for former U.S. President Donald Trump’s criminal trial on charges of trying to overturn his 2020 election defeat in a failed bid to keep himself in power.
The criminal case brought in Washington, D.C., by Special Counsel Jack Smith is one of four that Trump, the front-runner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, currently faces and the one that most broadly addresses his attempt to reverse his loss to Democrat Joe Biden.
Trump has previously lashed out at U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, saying, without evidence, that she is biased against him. He has portrayed all four criminal prosecutions as politically motivated attempts to stop him from returning to power.
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Morning friends. Heading to federal court in DC to attend Trump’s court hearing in his case for attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Judge Chutkan is expected to set a trial date. I’ll update you from the courthouse. Today should be a good day for We The People. pic.twitter.com/gMpJqba2Zw
— Glenn Kirschner (@glennkirschner2) August 28, 2023