Former President Donald Trump pleaded not responsible to expenses in his election interference case in Georgia on Thursday.
Trump selected to waive a proper arraignment look and as a substitute pleaded not responsible in a courtroom submitting. Fulton County District Lawyer Fani Willis charged Trump and 18 others for allegedly trying to subvert the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
A date for the Georgia trial has but to be set, however Trump’s legal professionals have pushed to delay proceedings. Willis, nevertheless, has pushed to carry the trial as quickly as this fall.
The Georgia case is one in every of 4 indictments in opposition to the previous president, as he additionally faces expenses in New York Metropolis, Florida and Washington, D.C.
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Steven Cheung, the Trump marketing campaign spokesperson, mentioned the costs had been “wrongfully designed to deprive” the previous president of his constitutional rights.
“President Trump continues to combat in opposition to the partisan, un-American ways of Fani Willis, that are wrongfully designed to deprive President Trump of his Federal and Georgia State Constitutional rights, together with, amongst others, the bedrock proper to Due Course of,” Cheung mentioned.
Regardless of his authorized jeopardy, Trump’s 2024 presidential marketing campaign has seen an in depth monetary profit from every of the 4 indictments, along with his supporters flooding the coffers with money every time.
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Trump raised a whopping $20 million in August alone, together with $9.4 million within the week since Fulton County launched his mugshot.
The Trump marketing campaign started promoting mugshot merchandise following the occasion, which a supply mentioned “spiked” the fundraising numbers.
Fox Information Digital has discovered that 36,000 t-shirts with Trump’s historic mugshot printed have been bought, bringing in additional than $1.7 million.
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The Trump marketing campaign additionally bought 24,000 mugshot espresso mugs, bringing in $864,000, and eight,600 mugshot posters, raking in $352,000.
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The Georgia indictment states that Trump, the opposite 18 defendants and unindicted co-conspirators “constituted a prison group whose members and associates engaged in numerous associated prison actions together with, however not restricted to, false statements and writings, impersonating a public officer, forgery, submitting false paperwork, influencing witnesses, laptop theft, laptop trespass, laptop invasion of privateness, conspiracy to defraud the state, acts involving theft, and perjury.”
Fox Information’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.