I will “immediately” request a new judge, a new place at trial on January 6th

I will "immediately" request a new judge, a new place at trial on January 6th

only two days After prosecutors sought a protective order to prevent Donald Trump from posting on social media about the legal case related to his actions to subvert the results of the 2020 election, the Loud ex-president Share several crazy caps messages to Truth Social about exactly that.

trump Posted on Truth Social on Sunday morning claiming there is no way I “can’t get a fair trial” with the current judge, US District Judge Tanya Chutkan, and the Washington, DC location. Chutkan was chosen at random to preside over the trial.

“There is no way I can get a fair trial with the ‘appointed’ judge in the Free Speech/Fair Elections case,” Trump wrote. “Everyone knows this, and so does she! We shall at once demand that this magistrate be given up on very strong grounds, and similar to a change of venue, in case she is not available.”

Trump has previously spoken about requesting a change of venue, Floating West Virginia – a country he won in 2020 by 40 points and recently described as “politically unbiased” – as a possibility to host the proceedings.

Chutkan is a file One of the three county judges which sentenced the defendants on Jan. 6 to harsher sentences than the government had requested, matching or exceeding the attorney general’s recommendations in nearly half of its Jan. 6 verdicts. she also He issued a ruling in 2021 Allowing the Jan. 6 commission access to files from the Trump White House, including call logs, memos and more — evidence cited by Jack Smith in Tuesday’s indictment against the former president.

This is perhaps Trump’s worst draw. She’s the worst judge he can get,” a lawyer with experience representing a defendant Jan. 6 said Tell Rolling Stone. “She’s fun, she’s nice, and she’s fair, but she’s a tough judge in these January 6th cases.”

Trump’s angry posts to Truth Social came shortly after he attacked Special Counsel Jack Smith at a speech in South Carolina on Saturday night. Confused Jack Smith. Trump told the GOP dinner in South Carolina. “I look at that face, and you say the guy is sick. There is something wrong with him… This guy is crazy.”

Prosecutors from the Department of Justice on Friday asked Chutkan to issue a Protective order to limit the amount of information Trump can share publicly about the current issue. Trump’s legal team requested an extension, but Judge Chutkan denied their request, giving them until 5 p.m. Monday to respond to the plaintiffs’ request.

Federal prosecutors argued that the protection order is “particularly important in this case” because Trump posts on social media about “witnesses, judges, attorneys, and others associated with legal matters pending against him.”

For example, Trump’s post from Sunday morningwriting: “The scatterbrained Jack Smith and our fiercely partisan, deeply corrupt, Oath of Injustice could have seen this ‘contender’ case years ago, but chose to wait and make it right in the middle of the election campaign. Impossible!!! I hope America watches.” Our country is being devastated. Make America great again!”

Judge Chutkan is expected to set a trial date for August 28 in the first hearing she will oversee in this case.

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