WASHINGTON — Former U.S. President Donald Trump contended Sunday that the federal judge randomly picked to oversee the trial accusing him of conspiring to overturn his 2020 reelection defeat wouldn’t be fair to him and should be replaced.
He also said that the case should be moved out of Washington, where residents overwhelmingly voted against him, and prospective jurors would be picked from among registered voters.
Trump, on his Truth Social platform, said in all caps, “There is no way I can get a fair trial with the judge ‘assigned,’” referring to U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not immediately respond to a request by Reuters for comment.
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