Members of Congress and attorneys representing the former president have called on the nation’s highest court to weigh in on the numerous federal cases against Donald Trump. Democrats sent a letter to the Judicial Conference of the United States urging Chief Justice John Roberts and his consortium of 18 federal judges to take action and allow televised coverage of Trump’s case related to his alleged involvement in the January 6th Capitol riot.
The letter noted that increased transparency is vital if people are “to fully accept the outcome,” adding that it would be important for them “to witness, as directly as possible, how the trials are conducted” and assess evidence credibility.
However, Trump isn’t seeking intervention from justices just so people can watch – he wants them to put an end to the trials entirely.
President Trump took to Truth Social platform with strong criticism over criminal charges linked to him.
He labeled them feeble attempts by Joe Biden’s administration meant solely to prevent a potential 2024 presidential run.
The charges include two new obstruction counts filed later in the afternoon along with individual counts of conspiracy against Constitutional rights and defrauding the U.S government.
Not only is this taking up valuable resources that could have gone towards campaign advertisements or rallies but according to recent election finance reports, it has caused significant financial strain on his campaign too – seeing as they’re facing 78 criminal charges across three jurisdictions ranging from obstruction of justice right through willful retention of national defense data.
CNN legal analyst Elie Honig made an interesting prediction during one segment recently when discussing DA Fani Willis’ prosecution regarding interference with electoral processes following Trump’s loss last year: “Willis has a really impressive and distinguished history as a prosecutor. She has prosecuted all sorts of cases. She has done, by and large, a very good job. But I have to point out she has intermixed her political fortunes with this case in a way that I think is going to backfire significantly against her.”