A Quick-and-Dirty Overview of Fani Willis’ and Nathan Wade’s Disastrous Court Testimony – EVOL

A dramatic two-day hearing on a motion to disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis came to an inconclusive end Friday.

Defense attorneys sought to prove allegations contained in Trump co-defendant Michael Roman’s Jan. 8 motion, which claimed Willis improperly benefited from awarding her romantic partner, Nathan Wade, a lucrative contract to work on the case against former president Donald Trump when he took her on vacations. Despite a witness who testified to the contrary, Willis and Wade maintained their relationship did not begin until 2022, after Wade’s contract started, and denied Willis benefited financially, claiming she paid him back for the travel expenses in cash.

Willis’ long-time friend Robin Yeartie, who formerly worked for the DA’s office, testified Thursday that the couple’s relationship began in 2019 shortly after the two met at a municipal court conference. She said she observed them hugging and kissing long before Wade’s contract began.

Terrence Bradley, Wade’s former law partner and attorney on his divorce case, also confirmed during his testimony Friday that he was emailed a draft copy of Roman’s motion before it was filed and replied to Roman’s attorney, Ashleigh Merchant, that it looked good. However, he declined to elaborate on what he meant



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