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‘Why Did They Lie?’: Leo Terrell Says Fani Willis, Nathan Wade, Triggered ‘Domino Effect’ Of ‘Misrepresentation’

Attorney Leo Terrell said Friday that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and Special Prosecutor Nathan Wade misrepresented their relationship, causing a “domino effect.”

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee on Friday presided over closing arguments in an evidentiary hearing to determine whether Willis should be disqualified from prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump. Lawyers for former Trump campaign aide Michael Roman disbarred Willis on January 8, alleging that Willis, who hired Wade as a special counsel to help investigate and prosecute the former president, had a romantic relationship with him. filed a petition seeking. (Related article: 'They're toast': Conservatives furious over Fani Willis hearing)

“It's not just the appearance, it's the actual conflict and its scale. I'll call it a 'church address.' That was an extrajudicial statement,” Terrell told “America Report” co-hosts John Roberts and Sandra Smith. “But even if there was no financial impropriety, no conflict of interest, the defense is essentially saying, 'Why did they lie about their relationship, about Wade and Willis, about their joining date?' Become.”


“That lie starts a domino effect of all subsequent misrepresentations. And I say this again as a lawyer for 30 years. And I'm not going to lie. I think there was overwhelming evidence for the public to understand that Fani Willis and Nathan Wade were basically lying in court,” Terrell continued.

Willis and Wade testified that their relationship began in 2022. Willis' former friend Robin Yearty testified that her relationship with Wade began after they met in 2019.

They also found phone records showing Wade visited Willis' neighborhood at least 35 times in 2021. (Related article: Turley says there is a double standard in Fani Willis case, says Trump was sanctioned for doing exactly the same thing)

“One final point: This judge is under tremendous local, state, and national pressure to do the right thing, and if he does the right thing, in my opinion, there will be significant consequences. They will face repercussions,” Terrell said.

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