In the United States, a significant week for former President Donald Trump where he will face hearings in Georgia, Florida and Washington DC; In his defense, the former president asked a Georgia court to drop most of the charges facing the Republican for his alleged attempt to overturn the results of the state’s 2020 election.
Likewise, the former president’s team presented a motion for the judge who will try him in Washington for election interference, Tanya Chutkan, to withdraw from the case.
“Now is not the time for the American people to question the impartiality of a judge. Rather, the Court must ensure that the public remains with unwavering confidence in its decisions and its commitment to a fair and impartial administration of justice,” he said in his brief justification of his request.
For the reporter from SBT Brasil channel, Patricia Vasconcellos “An analysis is to what extent a decision against Trump will prevent him from running for the president of the United States. The same convicted person or prisoner can be elected, but he can be president. “This time we see here in Washington it’s a discussion between constitutionalism.”
In the three cases faced by the former president; On September 14 of this year, it is possible that he will reveal more information when he will be tried in the state of Georgia, where he faces state charges with 18 co-defendants to be annulled Biden’s victory. In connection with the Florida case, Tump faces 40 federal charges over allegations that he hid top-secret government documents at his Mar-a-Lago property.
“It remains to be seen to what extent this negative exposure will become a positive exposure for Republican voters (…) but this is what Trump himself expected when he brought his photo taken in Georgia to be an element of the campaign,” added Vasconcellos.
From the trial in Washington, Trump is facing federal charges for trying to block the results of the election, in this case prosecutors and defense lawyers are expected to present documents to the court in the dispute of week.