Judge Delivers Crushing Blow To Donald Trump's Case

By Bo Beard | April 25, 2024

Judge Scott McAfee

A judge in Georgia has rejected former President Donald Trump's attempt to dismiss the indictment related to his alleged interference in the 2020 election, citing that First Amendment protection does not apply in this case.

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Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee upheld criminal charges against Donald Trump and 14 others in the Georgia election interference case, rejecting arguments that the indictment criminalizes speech protected by the First Amendment.

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The judge’s ruling emphasized that alleged speech “in furtherance of criminal activity” is not protected by the First Amendment, dismissing claims that the charges were based on constitutionally protected political discourse.