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Politics

New York Times: "Prosecutions of Fake Electors for Trump Gain Ground in Swing States" A number of current and former Republican Party leaders in Georgia, Michigan, and Nevada have been brought charges and the total number of fake electors charged is 25. In 2024, less than a year away, RCP Poll Averages show Biden up in PA (an outlier), but Trump up in all other swing states. Trump faces a contempt motion for violating a partial gag order in the New York case regarding tax charges. Bragg faces difficulties in convincing people that Trump is guilty. Trump faces tax charges based on a fragile, interlocking triad of criminal statutes; to be successful, he'll have to prove each element of each alleged crime.

Bird Song

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Notable Trials

Trump (R) (Bragg): "Alvin Bragg Struggles to Convince People Donald Trump's Guilty" Four years earlier, Eric Ciaramella touched off a political firestorm when he anonymously accused Trump of linking military aid for Ukraine to a demand for an investigation into alleged Biden corruption in that country. Biden (D): "Impeachment 'Whistleblower' Was in the Loop of Biden-Ukraine Affairs That Trump Wanted Probed" The "whistleblower" who sparked Donald Trump's first impeachment was deeply involved in the political maneuverings behind Biden-family business schemes in Ukraine that Trump wanted probed, newly obtained emails from former Vice President Joe Biden's office reveal. MI: "Michigan Democrats win special elections, regain full control of state government" Democrats won back a majority in the Michigan House and restored their party's full control of state government Tuesday thanks to the wins of Democrats Bettie Bolton in a special election and Democratic nominee Alex Wingfield in a recount in two Detroit-area state House districts.

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