Trump and 18 others charged in the Georgia election case are scheduled to be arraigned on Sept. 6
ATLANTA (AP) – Ex-president Donald Trump and the 18 people His co-defendants are scheduled to be arraigned in Georgia next week on charges of participating in a Large scale illegal scheme To cancel the results of the 2020 elections.
All 19 defendants, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, are scheduled to be arraigned on Sept. 6, when they can also present their defenses, according to court records.
A Trump spokesman did not immediately respond to a question about whether the former president intended to waive his appearance.
The defendants met a Friday deadline to turn themselves in at the Fulton County Jail. Trump was Booked on Thursday evening – pouting at the camera’s First ever shot of an ex-president.
All but one of the defendants agreed to the bail amount and conditions with Fulton County District Attorney Fanny Willis ahead of time, and were free to go after being booked.
Williswhich was used Extortion Law in Georgia To bring the case, it alleges that the defendants participated in a widespread conspiracy to illegally attempt to keep the Republican president in power even after he lost the election to Democrat Joe Biden.
Meadows seeks to fight the Georgia indictment in federal court. a Hear the referral of his case There from the state court was held on Mondays. At least four other defendants in the indictment are seeking to move the case to federal court, including Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark.
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