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Trump’s Lawyer Accuses Fani Willis Of Playing The Race Card

by Black America Web

Earlier this month, we reported that Michael Roman, a former Donald Trump campaign official and co-defendant in Trump’s election interference RICO case in Georgia, filed a motion in court seeking to disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, her office and Special Prosecutor Nathan Wade based on allegations that Willis had an inappropriate affair with Wade and that she engaged in misconduct by hiring him and by spending taxpayer money on lavash vacations with him, among other accusations.

Weeks later, certain things about this story haven’t changed. Roman still hasn’t presented any evidence that the allegations against Willis and Wade are true, and Willis still hasn’t responded to the allegations publicly in an unambiguous way. What has changed, albeit predictably, is that Trump is now getting in on the strategy to get the case dismissed, and his council is accusing Willis of playing the race card. (As previously reported, she spoke at a Black church in Atlanta and implied Wade was being called unqualified because he’s Black—and all the anti-DEI crusaders got offended by that for some reason.)

From USA Today:

Steve Sadow, Trump’s lead defense counsel, said Trump’s decision to join co-defendant Michael Roman in trying to have the case dismissed was based in part on Willis’s refusal to address the accusations − and her decision to blame those efforts on racism.

“The motion filed today on behalf of President Trump seeks to hold District Attorney Willis legally accountable both for her misconduct alleged in a motion filed by Mr. Roman, as well as her extrajudicial public statements falsely and intentionally injecting race into this case,” Sadow said in a statement to USA TODAY.

In doing so, he said, Willis had violated her responsibilities under the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct. “Her attempt to foment racial animus and prejudice against the defendants in order to divert and deflect attention…

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