Judge “Judge in Trump’s Hush-Money Case Faces Demand for Recusal and Delay Days Before Trial”

New York – With his hush-money criminal trial looming, former President Donald Trump seeks to have the judge removed from the case, citing bias and conflict of interest. Trump’s lawyers argue that Manhattan Judge Juan M. Merchan should step aside as his daughter works as a Democratic political consultant, a claim the judge rejected previously. The trial, scheduled to begin on April 15, marks the first of Trump’s four criminal cases set to proceed, making …

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Judge in New York Hush Money Trial Faces Renewed Calls for Recusal – Trump’s Lawyers’ Latest Move Causes Stir in Case

New York, New York – Donald Trump’s lawyers have once again requested Judge Juan Merchan to step down from the New York hush money trial involving the former president. This request comes after the judge previously rejected a similar plea by the defense seven months ago. The defense attorneys filed a letter arguing that Merchan’s daughter’s employment at Authentic Campaigns, a digital consulting firm, creates a conflict of interest in the case. In response, prosecutors …

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