Trump asks court to disqualify Georgia DA Fani Willis, toss 2020 election report

Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 7, 2023.Scott Morgan | ReutersFormer President Donald Trump asked two courts in Georgia to disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis from investigating him and quash the special grand jury report that recommended criminal charges in Willis’ 2020 election interference probe.The requests came in court documents filed overnight in Georgia Supreme Court and Fulton County Superior Court.The filings came three days after Fulton County Superior Court empaneled two grand juries that could soon decide whether to charge Trump and his allies over their efforts to reverse his loss to President Joe Biden in Georgia’s 2020 election.Willis has indicated that indictments related to the probe could come in August.A spokesman for Willis’ office declined to comment. Trump’s attorneys did not immediately respond to requests for comment from CNBC on the filings.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported on the court filings earlier Friday.This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.

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