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Judge Chutkan declines to recuse herself from Trump 2020 election case

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Judge Chutkan declines to recuse herself from Trump 2020 election case


U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan on Wednesday declined to recuse herself from former President Trump’s federal 2020 election interference case.

Driving the news: Chutkan said in her decision Wednesday that her statements “certainly do not manifest a deep-seated prejudice that would make fair judgment impossible — the standard for recusal based on statements with intrajudicial origins.”

Trump’s attorneys argued in a court filing earlier this month that Chutkan should recuse herself because she has “suggested that President Trump should be prosecuted and imprisoned.”

However, Chutkan said in her decision that…



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