Trump’s Georgia election trial will be televised and broadcast live, judge says

The election interference trial of former President Donald Trump in Georgia will be televised and broadcast live, the judge handling the case said Thursday.

The legal process will be broadcast on a court-operated YouTube stream for television, radio, and photos will be allowed, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee said Thursday during a hearing on the level of media coverage to be will allow inside the court. Justice room.

“In keeping with the spirit of transparency here, we have followed Judge [Robert] McBurney’s, and we’ve been live streaming all of our major proceedings on a YouTube channel provided by Fulton County,” McAfee said.

“And our plan was to do the same with this case as well. So there will be a YouTube feed all the time.”

The judge has not yet set a date for trial.

The live stream will be operated by the court, Judge Scott McAfee said.Arvin Temkar/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
donald trumpTrump’s trial in Georgia is the only one scheduled to be televised in its entirety so far. fake images

Trump, 77, pleaded not guilty Thursday to 13 felony charges related to his alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 Georgia election and chose not to appear in person along with his 18 co-defendants at a reading. of charges scheduled for September 6, which will also take place. televised.

Trump’s trial in Georgia will mark the first time cameras will be on hand to record the entire proceedings of one of the four criminal charges brought against the former president.

The photographers were briefly allowed into the Manhattan courtroom where Trump was arraigned in April on charges related to alleged money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels.

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Donald Trump.Trump pleaded not guilty to all 13 charges against him on Thursday. FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE/AFP via Getty Images

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis previously requested a March 4, 2024 trial start date before revising the proposed October 23, 2023 trial date last week after co-defendants and former Trump campaign lawyers Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro demanded a speedy trial.

Trump’s legal team on Thursday asked the court to separate its case from the two campaign lawyers.

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