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Judge in Trump election case says it’s ‘possible’ D.A. Fani Willis could be disqualified over misconduct allegations

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Judge in Trump election case says it’s ‘possible’ D.A. Fani Willis could be disqualified over misconduct allegations

The Georgia judge presiding over the election interference case against former President Donald Trump gave the green light Monday for a hearing this week involving misconduct allegations against Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and said her disqualification from the case is “possible.”

Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee made the remarks at a hearing where he denied Willis’ bid to toss out a subpoena for her testimonyat the hearing Thursday, at least for now.

“Disqualification can occur if evidence is produced demonstrating an actual conflict or the appearance of one,” he said. One of Trump’s co-defendants in the election case, Michael Roman, alleged that Willis and prosecutor Nathan Wade had “a personal relationship” that was “improper.”

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