by Byron York at Washington Examiner
WILD STORY: TRUMP CO-DEFENDANT ALLEGES GEORGIA PROSECUTOR CORRUPTION. At this stage of things, most of the developments in the criminal cases against former President Trump involve this appeal or that appeal, or this hearing date or that hearing date. But in Fulton County, Georgia, where the elected Democratic district attorney, Fani Willis, has brought a massive RICO case against Trump and 18 other defendants, something truly wild is happening.
One of the defendants in the case, a man named Michael Roman, who worked on the Trump 2020 campaign, has filed a motion to dismiss the charges against him. Roman alleges that Willis abused her authority by appointing her boyfriend, Nathan Wade, to be the special prosecutor in the Trump case, then paid Wade an excessive amount, and then Wade used some of that money to pay for vacations and other high living together with Willis.
Roman wants the charges against him dropped because, he alleges, Willis did not complete the process required to appoint Wade special prosecutor in the first place. Roman also wants Willis removed from the case “on the grounds that the district attorney and the special prosecutor have been engaged in an improper, clandestine personal relationship during the pendency of this case, which has resulted in the special prosecutor, and, in turn, the district attorney, profiting significantly from this prosecution at the expense of taxpayers.”
Roman’s motion does not present a full range of evidence to support the allegations. Some of the evidence is in publicly available records. As for the rest, Roman’s lawyer says she has seen the proof and has some of it in her possession — more on that later.
Roman alleges that Wade does not have the experience for the job Willis gave him. “The special prosecutor has never tried a felony RICO case,” the motion says. More than that:…Continue Reading