Georgia country DA Fani Willis made headlines when she indicted Donald Trump and many of his former allies. Willis has accused Trump of trying to overturn the 2020 Election results in her state.
But her case—possibly fueled by political motives—hit a major snag. She has been accused of hiring a romantic partner to work on the case. Another accusation suggests she paid him more, perhaps because of their relationship.
Willis has denied any wrongdoing. If she is proven guilty of this conflict of interest, it could upend her entire case. Now, a judge has just made a ruling that will make it harder for her to protect her claims.
From The Post Millennial:
On Monday, a judge unsealed the court documents from the ongoing divorce case of Nathan Wade, the lead prosecutor in Georgia DA Fani Willis’ RICO case against Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants. Wade is the alleged lover of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis…
On Monday, a judge unsealed the court documents from the ongoing divorce case of Nathan Wade, the lead prosecutor in Georgia DA Fani Willis’ RICO case against Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants. Wade is the alleged lover of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.
A judge presiding over the divorce case of Nathan Wade decided to unseal the court documents. Wade is the lead prosecutor hired by Willis to oversee her case against Trump. He has been accused of being her romantic partner, which if true created a conflict of interest in the case.
Wade has also been paid around $654,000 for work on the case, more than the top RICO expert in the state. He has allegedly used that money to buy trips for himself and Willis to Napa Valley, Florida, and the Caribbean. This could be viewed as a serious breach of ethics by Willis by a court.
It is unknown what information is contained in these divorce records. But they might contain testimony from Wade or others, revealing the nature of his relationship with Willis. The DA has not directly denied having a relationship with Wade. She claims she is innocent. But if she did in fact have a romantic connection with Wade, it could lead to a mistrial in the case of Trump and his allies.
If the lead prosecutors in the case were found to be violating ethics rules or laws, the entire case could be thrown out. This would result in a major victory for Trump, and something that his lawyers will use in his other criminal battles.
- A judge ruled to unseal the court documents in Nathan Wade’s divorce case.
- Wade is the lead prosecutor in the Georgia RICO case against Trump.
- Lawyers have accused Willis of engaging in a romantic relationship with Wade, which could have created a conflict of interest.
Source: The Post Millennial