Judge delays start of Trump's New York hush money trial

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Judge Juan Merchan delayed the trial until mid-April due to discovery issues.

Former President Donald Trump is driven from the Alto Lee Adams Sr. U.S. Courthouse in Fort Pierce, FL, Mar. 14, 2024.has delayed the start of the trial from its original March 25 start date, due to discovery issues raised by the defense.

"Trial on this matter is adjourned for 30 days from the date of this letter," Judge Juan Merchan wrote Friday, which would push the new trial date to mid-April.Lawyers for Trump were seeking to delay the start of the trial in order to allow them to review tens of thousands of pages of potential evidence recently disclosed by the Justice Department.

Former President Donald Trump is driven from the Alto Lee Adams Sr. U.S. Courthouse in Fort Pierce, FL, Mar. 14, 2024.In seeking the delay, the defense also repeated its insistence that the indictment must be dismissed. "The People's consent to an adjournment of the trial is a necessary step towards a just resolution of these proceedings, but the Court must not permit that request to obscure the need to dismiss the Indictment as a whole, or at the very least, for inquiry and fact-finding into the circumstances that put Your Honor and President Trump in this position based on ongoing discovery violations," the defense...

Jury selection for the trial is currently scheduled to get underway March 25 in New York City. The former president has denied all wrongdoing.

Source: Law Daily Report (lawdailyreport.net)

 

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