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‘A Very Bad Day’: Sol Wisenberg Says Fani Willis’ ‘Entire Office’ Should Be Booted From Trump Trial

Former Independent Deputy Prosecutor Sol Wisenberg said Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis' entire office should be disbarred from the state RICO case against former President Donald Trump.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee said Friday that Willis will be disqualified within the next two weeks following a hearing in which lawyers for Trump and other defendants laid out their arguments for removing Willis from the case. He said he would make a decision on whether or not to do so. Weisenberg said the evidence against Willis is strong. (Related: 'Why Did They Lie?': Leo Terrell Says Fanny Willis and Nathan Wade Sparked a 'Domino Effect' of 'Misrepresentations')

“I think it's been a very bad week for Trump bashers and Trump supporters and a very bad day for them,” Weisenberg told Fox News host Laura. I saw it,” he said. Ingraham. “And I think the Harry McDougall argument you made at the end was very good and very strong. So even assuming she hasn't been kicked out of the case, I don't know what you're thinking, I think so.'' That's how it should be, and the damage to her and her case is really serious. ”

Willis and Wade testified at hearings held on February 15 and February 16 that their relationship did not begin until 2022. Robin Yearty, a former friend of Willis', testified that her relationship with special counsel Nathan Wade began in 2019, not 2022.

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“The whole office should be taken out of this case, and that was one of the points that Harry McDougall was making there. How many members of the Crown Prosecution Service are there that they should know about? Would I have signed a statement or a petition?' That's accurate,” Weisenberg said. “I think he did a devastating job there.”

“You know, Laura, I mean no offense to me and a lot of my friends who have done a really good job in the state's attorney's office, but I don't want to see elected officials like Fani Willis and Alvin Bragg in Congress. We expect these kinds of things from our legislators,” Weisenberg continued.

Willis secured indictments against Trump and other defendants in August over the former president's efforts to contest the results of the 2020 Georgia election won by Joe Biden. Less than 12,000 votes. On January 8, a lawyer for co-defendant Michael Roman, a former Trump campaign aide, accused Willis of having a romantic relationship with Wade, who hired him as a special counsel to help investigate and prosecute the former president. filed a motion seeking his disbarment. With Wade. (Related article: 'They're toast': Conservatives furious over Fani Willis hearing)

Wade received more than $650,000 in fees for his work on the case. according to As of May 2023, RICO expert John Floyd was making $200 an hour while working on the case against Trump, according to billing records obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. He reportedly earned $250. Other documents obtained by DCNF show that Floyd was initially paid $150 an hour.

“I'd like to say to Democrats, maybe you should choose a better Democratic operative to run the law next time, not someone like Alvin Bragg or Jack Smith or Fannie Willis.” [Letitia] James,” said Mike Davis of the Article 3 Project, who joined Weisenberg to discuss the hearing. “This whole house in the sand is crumbling against the Democratic Party.”

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