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ABC News: Trump catches legal break

Trump appeals ruling that allowed DA Fani Willis to stay on Georgia election interference case

Former President Donald Trump and several of his co-defendants on Friday filed their appeal of the disqualification ruling that allowed Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to remain on the Georgia election interference case.

Chris Timmons, a former Georgia prosecutor who is now an ABC News contributor, said that in a normal scenario he would not think the court would grant the appeal. But, he said, “this case is high profile and political, so they might.” 

“The law of disqualification is well-settled, and the judge has a ton of discretion in making findings and crafting remedies in that area,” Timmons said. “So that should mean no appeal. But I’ve seen appellate courts create new law in political cases.”

Read the full article from ABC News here.

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