Trump Demands Televised Trial
Trump agrees with the media (!) that cameras MUST be allowed in the courtroom for the January 6th show trial. Not surprisingly, Jack Smith and the Department of Justice prosecutors object fervently to any coverage of their corruption and demand Judge Tanya Chutkan follow the federal court precedent of prohibiting coverage.
Trump’s defense starts their case-in-chief in the New York Civil Fraud trial with Don Jr. called back to the stand. Alina Habba confirms papers will be filed to address Judge Engoron’s gag issue and we review trial X-scripts courtesy of @InnerCityPress and @Klasfeld reports.
Federal Judge Amy Totenberg, an Obama-appointee, released a monster opinion and order blasting Georgia Election Officials for “major deficiencies” that she ruled warrant a full trial in the case. The order comes more than 6 years after the litigation started related to the 2018 elections. We review the 135-page order from the Northern District of Georgia and consider its implications in 2024. Here’s more from Robert Gouveia on Watching The Watchers.