Bloomberg News reports:
The criminal trial over the alleged attempt by Donald Trump and 18 others to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia should start Oct. 23, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis told a judge, about five months earlier than her first proposal.
Willis made the request in a filing Thursday in Atlanta, the same day Trump is expected to turn himself in for booking in the case. He’s already agreed to a $200,000 bond.
Willis, who indicted the group on Aug. 14, earlier this month asked the court to have the trial start March 4, but she has now moved the date back in response to a request by another defendant in the case, Kenneth Chesebro, for a speedier trial.
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