Election 2020

Judge rules Trump’s 2020 Georgia racketeering case and 16 others severed from October trial

BY: - September 15, 2023

A Fulton County judge ruled Thursday that 17 defendants, including former President Donald Trump, will be tried separately from co-defendants Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro, who are scheduled to go on trial on Oct. 23 for allegedly trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee noted in […]

Bookman: More evidence for Tooth Fairy than Georgia 2020 election fraud

BY: - September 10, 2023

According to a poll conducted last month by the University of Georgia, 63% of Georgia Republican voters still claim to believe “there was widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.” At this point, almost three years after the election, that’s like an adult believing in the Tooth Fairy, only worse. There’s at least some […]

Fulton grand jury recommended charges against Perdue and Loeffler in 2020 election case

BY: - September 8, 2023

A Fulton County special grand jury recommended that prosecutors file criminal charges against former Georgia U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Sen. Lindsey Graham in the sweeping 2020 presidential election interference case. The grand jury report released Friday reveals that the panel believed that the three U.S. senators and Michael Flynn, a former […]

Outside the FL Supreme Court, abortion supporters and opponents clash

BY: - September 8, 2023

Security was tight outside of the Florida Supreme Court on Friday, before, during and after the seven justices heard oral arguments in Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida v. State of Florida, the legal challenge to Florida’s 15-week abortion ban that went into effect in July of 2022. At around 10:45 a.m, more than […]

Fulton 19 DA predicts four-month trial, 150 witnesses. Judge rejects co-defendant severance

BY: - September 7, 2023

Two defendants charged in the Fulton County 2020 election interference racketeering case are set to go to trial on Oct. 23 after a judge on Wednesday denied their request to have their cases tried separately. At the end of a 75-minute hearing on Wednesday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee ordered that defendants Sidney […]

New survey of Floridians: Vast political differences when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines

BY: - September 6, 2023

COVID-19 cases are rising steadily in Florida and across the country, and a new COVID booster is expected to be available later this month. But a new survey of 600 Floridians shows that getting regular annual booster shots is likely based on a person’s political voter registration. Only 53% of Republicans would either very likely […]

Fate of abortion access in FL: Some young people want more info and influence on the issues

BY: - September 6, 2023

This is the second in a two-article series. Alexa Matos didn’t know about Florida’s abortion history until she tracked the six-week abortion ban for a state politics class at the University of South Florida. At her high school, reproductive health education focused solely on abstinence, she said. “I didn’t even learn a lot of what […]

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

BY: - September 1, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in which a […]

Activist files legal challenge to disqualify Trump from 2024 presidential race in Michigan

BY: - August 29, 2023

A Highland Park resident filing a legal challenge Monday aimed at disqualifying Donald Trump from the 2024 primary and general election ballots in Michigan, claiming the former president is ineligible to serve another term because he had engaged in an insurrection or rebellion against the U.S. Robert Davis, who has frequently filed lawsuits against public officials, […]

One for the books as Trump and rest of Fulton 19 enter Georgia justice system over 2020 election

BY: , and - August 26, 2023

At the end of a historic week at the Fulton County jailhouse, the criminal case against former President Donald Trump and his 18 allies also accused of subverting Georgia’s 2020 presidential election is just beginning. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis charged Trump and the rest of the group – which includes lawyers, former federal […]

It’s official: Former President Donald J. Trump booked at Fulton jail on 13 charges related to 2020 election

BY: - August 24, 2023

Former President Donald Trump, who is accused of trying to overturn Georgia’s election results, has been booked at the Fulton County Jail, according to the county jail website. Trump, who was indicted by a grand jury last week, arrived at the Rice Street jail in a sprawling motorcade at 7:34 p.m. Thursday. Outside the jail, his fans […]

Crowd grows outside Fulton jail in anticipation of Trump’s Georgia surrender

BY: - August 24, 2023

A large crowd of reporters and demonstrators was amassing around the Fulton County Jail Thursday morning in anticipation of the arrival of former President Donald Trump, who is expected to turn himself in this afternoon. Georgia Recorder reporter and photographer Ross Williams estimated there to be hundreds of journalists, demonstrators, and curiosity seekers outside the jail on […]