(GoRealNewsNow.com) – The case involving Georgia’s special prosecutor, Nathan Wade, who is seeking to convict former President Donald Trump for election interference, has taken an extremely controversial turn.
Garnering significant attention, especially among Republicans, Wade’s recent meetings with Biden White House officials on key dates related to the Trump investigation have raised questions about the impartiality of the judicial process.
According to court records, Wade met with White House officials twice in 2022, billing for each meeting.
Notably, one of these meetings on November 18 coincided with Attorney General Merrick Garland’s appointment of Jack Smith as special counsel to probe federal charges against Mr. Trump.
This appointment related to Mr. Trump’s alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, including the events of January 6, 2021. Wade also billed for a meeting labeled as “Jan. 6 meeting and Atty conf.” just two days prior to this appointment.
These meetings have not gone unnoticed, particularly by Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee.
The committee, long suspicious of potential coordination between Biden administration officials and the local prosecution of Mr. Trump in Georgia, is now probing these allegations. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan’s spokesperson, Russell Dye, indicated that they are thoroughly investigating these “damning allegations.”
Further complicating the scenario, Trump co-defendant Michael Roman has alleged that Wade and Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who appointed Wade as special prosecutor, have an improper personal relationship that includes financial benefits and luxury trips. This has led Roman to request a disqualification of the local prosecutors in the Georgia election interference case.
In response to these developments, former President Trump expressed confidence that these revelations would lead to the dismissal of the criminal prosecution against him and his co-defendants in Georgia. He accused Willis of being in more criminal liability than those under investigation.
Amid these allegations, critics have raised concerns about Wade’s experience and his financial earnings from the case. Wade, a private attorney, has reportedly been paid over $650,000 in legal fees since January 2022 despite claims that he had never prosecuted a felony case.
These developments have fueled a narrative, particularly among Republican officials, suggesting political motivation behind the indictment and prosecution of Mr. Trump and his associates. Rep. Russell Frye and Sen. Marsha Blackburn have echoed these concerns on social media, with Blackburn questioning the propriety of the financial arrangements and the alleged personal relationship between Willis and Wade.
As of now, neither Willis nor Wade have publicly commented on these allegations. This story continues to be a focal point of contention, particularly for Republicans who view this whole drama as indicative of a potentially politically motivated prosecution.