A federal judge in Washington ordered the start of a trial on the merits of the former US president's conspiracy case Donald Trump in order to stay in power after his defeat in the 2020 presidential elections, a day before “Super Tuesday”, reports CNN.
On Monday, Tanya Chatkan rejected trial dates previously proposed by the Justice Department and Trump's legal team for the start of the trial.
Prosecutors had requested that the trial in the case begin in January 2024, when as Trump's lawyers asked to set the date in April 2026.
As you know, in the USA "Super Tuesday" — usually the name of the Tuesday in early February or March of the US presidential election year, when the largest number of states hold primaries to elect delegates to the national conventions of the Democratic and Republican parties of the United States, which, in turn, elect candidates for the position of president of the United States
Prepared by: Nina Petrovych.