Trump gets legal victory as Georgia judge grants him right to appeal ruling allowing Fani Willis to stay on case | 20 March 2024 | Donald Trump won a legal victory in the Georgia election fraud case against him Wednesday, when a judge granted him the right to appeal his ruling allowing District Attorney Fani Willis to stay on the case. Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee granted the former president's motion seeking an immediate review by Georgia's Court of Appeals of his bombshell ruling on Friday allowing the embattled DA to continue prosecuting the case, despite her affair with lead prosecutor Nathan Wade. Trump and seven other co-defendants seeking to boot Willis did not have an automatic right to appeal before the start of a trial. However, McAfee granted the rare measure, citing the importance of the case — which has potentially huge implications for the expected Republican presidential nominee.

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