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Fulton County District Attorney, Fani Willis, has asked Judge Scott McAfee to jail Donald Trump’s Georgia election subversion co-defendant Harrison Floyd because of his efforts to “intimidate co-defendants and witnesses”. This is the first time the DA’s office has asked to revoke someone’s bond in the sprawling racketeering case concerning attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election in the state.
At the same time, the former president’s attorneys have filed a mistrial motion in a civil fraud case brought against him and others by New York Attorney General, Letitia James.
On Truth Social, Trump shared a post from a supporter suggesting that James and a judge “placed under citizen’s arrest” for “blatant election interference and harassment”.
During the latest court hearing, the defendants in the Georgia election interference RICO case and the Fulton County DA’s office agreed on a more limited protective order proposed by defendant David Shafer. However, there were objections from the media outlets and Harrison Floyd’s lawyers.
In another rambling rant on Truth Social, Trump called Kim Kardashian the “World’s most overrated celebrity.” This criticism came as Jonathan Karl writes in his new book how Kardashian leveraged her celebrity to urge the then-president to commute certain prison sentences.
Additionally, the White House warned that the US is nearing the end of road on Ukraine support without more funding.
The Fulton County District Attorney has requested to jail Donald Trump’s Georgia subversion co-defendant Harrison Floyd due to his actions that involved intimidation of co-defendants and witnesses. This is in relation to the sprawling racketeering case concerning attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election in the state. Later, there was a battle between media outlets and the defendants about a proposed protective order, while a former President criticized Kim Kardashian on Truth Social.