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madamesilverspurs

(15,825 posts)
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 04:03 PM Feb 2024

Stuck smack in the middle of downtown Idontgetitville

Can someone please point me in the direction of a clear, understandable explanation of how something that has absolutely no bearing on Trump's guilt or innocence can essentially delay or even end the case against him?


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Stuck smack in the middle of downtown Idontgetitville (Original Post) madamesilverspurs Feb 2024 OP
His legal team is following their media including Twitter underpants Feb 2024 #1
Trumpworld. Everyone bows down to his wishes. Over and over. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #2
Doesn't make sense to me either. Progressive dog Feb 2024 #3
Yup, that is the way of "Politics", plain and simple. republianmushroom Feb 2024 #4
Does the judge make the final determination? flying_wahini Feb 2024 #5
My understanding is that they must prove a conflict of interest to remove Fanni from the case. Midnight Writer Feb 2024 #6
What folks said above, and I also think this muddies the waters of any conviction Liberal In Texas Feb 2024 #7

Progressive dog

(6,940 posts)
3. Doesn't make sense to me either.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 04:12 PM
Feb 2024

I watched the talking heads on MSNBC for a few minutes trying to explain why Willis should be removed. Confirmed my belief that Trump is the reason that there is a hearing, not the law.

Midnight Writer

(21,975 posts)
6. My understanding is that they must prove a conflict of interest to remove Fanni from the case.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 06:44 PM
Feb 2024

That could mean material gain to herself or associates as a result of trying the case, or it could mean a personal grudge or relationship with the defendant.

From what I have seen, they are not effectively demonstrating such a conflict.

They are fishing for nuggets they can use against her and trying to besmirch her character and reputation.

I don't think any ruling in this case would stop the prosecution, but if Willis and Wade are removed, it could mean a long delay in order for a new team to come in and start over.

Liberal In Texas

(13,667 posts)
7. What folks said above, and I also think this muddies the waters of any conviction
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 07:24 PM
Feb 2024

and they'll use it as one of their reasons for an appeal.

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