BREAKING NEWS: Trump Files New Appeal Against Decision Not to Disqualify DA Fani Willis – EVOL

Former President Donald Trump has filed an appeal challenging the ruling that upheld Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ eligibility in the Georgia Court of Appeals on June 24. The district attorney has 20 days to file a response.

“The trial court failed to accurately apply the forensic misconduct standard and thereby abused its discretion,” reads the 64-page appeal brief made public by the former president’s attorney, Steve Sadow, who argues that the trial court erred in several ways. Eight co-defendants joined the appeal.

Last August, former President Trump and 18 others were indicted under Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act in a 41-count case for their efforts to contest the 2020 election results. Since then, four individuals have accepted plea deals.

In January, Michael Roman, a former GOP strategist and codefendant, filed a motion seeking to remove Ms. Willis from the case. He cited her affair with the outside attorney hired to handle the case and accused her of financial improprieties.

Additional defendants also joined the motion, claiming Ms. Willis made prejudicial statements that they argue constitute prosecutorial misconduct.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee decided that although there seemed to be a conflict of

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