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Trump VP hopeful files ‘misconduct’ suit against judge overseeing hush money trial

Trump VP hopeful files ‘misconduct’ suit against judge overseeing hush money trial
New York congresswoman claims justice’s assignment to case ‘not random at all’

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New York congresswoman Elise Stefanik, a potential vice presidential pick for Donald Trump, has filed a misconduct complaint against Judge Juan Merchan, who is overseeing Mr. Trump’s Manhattan hush money trial. Stefanik alleges that the judge’s appointment to the case was not random, pointing to his political affiliations and donations. She has called for an investigation into the judge’s appointment. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump has been vocal in his criticism of the trial, claiming it is a “scam” and a “Biden witchhunt”. After closing arguments, the jury is expected to begin deliberations on Mr. Trump’s fate.

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