Trump pleads not responsible to federal fees in 2020 election case

Former U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Reagan Nationwide Airport August 3, 2023 in Arlington, Virginia (Win McNamee/Getty Photographs).

Former US President Donald Trump has pleaded not responsible to federal conspiracy fees alleging him of plotting to overturn his 2020 election defeat.

Trump appeared Thursday earlier than a choose on the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., simply two days after being indicted on 4 felony counts by Justice Division particular counsel Jack Smith.

Expenses in opposition to Trump embrace conspiracy to defraud the USA and impede Congress’ certification of Democrat Joe Biden’s victory.

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Nearly two months in the past, Trump pleaded not responsible to dozens of federal felony counts accusing him of hiding categorised paperwork and hindering the federal government from retrieving them.

Trump, who’s the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, has stated he’s harmless. His authorized workforce argues the newest case is an assault on his proper to free speech.

One other listening to for Trump’s 2020 election conspiracy case has been scheduled for Aug. 28, solely 5 days after the primary debate within the 2024 Republican presidential major debate.

– With recordsdata from The Canadian Press

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