DOJ Sledgehammers Trump Trial Delay In Blistering Response

July 16, 2023

Special Counsel Jack Smith’s team took a sledgehammer to ex-President Donald Trump’s motion to delay his trial indefinitely with a blistering filing. Trump’s attorneys have now asked Judge Aileen Cannon — a Trump appointee — to delay the trial indefinitely, and on Thursday, the Justice Department responded in scathing fashion. 28), and request that the Court not even consider a new trial date until some unspecified later time. For the reasons discussed below and in the Government’s Motion, the Court should reset the trial date in this action for December 11, 2023. Trump advisers have admitted to Maggie Haberman in private that delaying the trial until after the election means that if Trump wins, he can make the case against him “go away.”Have a tip we should know?