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‘Concerning’: Jonathan Turley Questions Why Judge Who Donated To Biden Was ‘Hand-Picked’ For Trump Trial

Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, said Monday that the judge in Trump’s business records case violated ethics rules with his contributions to President Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign, and questions why he decided to open the case in the first place. He questioned whether he would preside.

Merchan earned $15 Donation A donation to Biden’s 2020 campaign, a $10 donation to a group called “Stop Republicans,” and a $10 donation to the “Progressive Voter Turnout Project,” according to Based on data from the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Turley said the small size of the donation doesn’t matter. (Related: Andy McCarthy says he doesn’t believe Trump judge will dismiss case because daughter is a ‘progressive operative’)

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“That’s clear. They say you can’t make political contributions, but he did it,” Turley said on “Fox & Friends” after co-host Ainsley Earhart mentioned the donation. . “And I think the fact that it’s ‘minimal’ or small really misses the point. Donate to show your support, that’s what that $15 does.”

“Also of concern to many people is that Marchan was hand-picked to be the judge in this case, not chosen at random, but many of us don’t understand that. No,” Turley continued. “You would think this would be an easy ruling when you have a judge who is a donor to the president and whose daughter is a major Democratic operative. There are many others.”

Lauren Marchan, the judge’s daughter, said the company helped the Democratic Party raise $93 million from Trump’s indictment in a case centered on a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. The New York Post reported that he works at report.Marchan expanded a previously issued gag order on April 1 in response to former President Trump. Posted Link to New York Post report.

“While he does not intend to hold the Bar Association accountable, this is one of the many aspects of this trial that is troubling to those who see this as a weaponization of the system.” Turley he said.

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