The Trump campaign has strongly criticized Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and other prosecutors for indicting former President Donald Trump on allegations related to his attempts to challenge the 2020 election results in Georgia.

In an unattributed statement, the Trump campaign accused Willis of being a “rabid partisan” who is pursuing “bogus indictments” as a platform for prosecuting President Trump. The campaign alleged that Willis strategically delayed her investigation to interfere with the 2024 presidential race and harm Trump’s campaign.

The campaign contended that Willis’s actions, along with those of other Democrat leaders, constitute a threat to American democracy and an attempt to suppress the people’s choice to cast their vote for the President. They labeled it as election interference or manipulation, calling it un-American and wrong.

Former federal prosecutor Jennifer Rodgers, speaking on CNN, expressed skepticism about Willis’s ambitious goal of going to trial within six months against Trump and 18 others. Rodgers pointed out the slow progress of a previous case brought by Willis, suggesting that a trial involving high-ranking officials would be even more complicated and could exceed the six-month timeline.

There are indications that Trump’s legal team may attempt to move the case out of Fulton County to a federal court. This move, according to experts, could alter the dynamics of the trial and potentially be advantageous to Trump’s defense strategy. One defendant in the case has already requested the transfer to a federal court.

It’s highlighted that a federal court transfer could complicate the case, leading to multiple trials—one in state court and another in federal court. Legal scholars and Trump lawyers have expressed their belief that Trump’s legal team might pursue moving the case to federal jurisdiction.

However, the possibility of a presidential pardon for federal offenses does not extend to state-level charges. Some legal experts have speculated that Willis’s timing of the indictment was aimed at preventing a potential self-pardon by Trump.

In summary, the Trump campaign has criticized Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and her indictment against former President Donald Trump, suggesting political motivations. There’s speculation about Trump’s legal team attempting to move the case to federal court, which could introduce further complexity to the trial.