Fani Willis is fighting to keep this secret out of court

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Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is on the verge of a major reckoning.

She launched a major counterattack.

And Fani Willis is fighting to keep this secret out of court.

The attorney for former President Donald Trump’s co-defendant Mark Roman subpoenaed Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, her office staff, and Terrance Bradley to testify in a hearing about disqualifying Willis from the criminal case against them contesting Georgia’s 2020 Election results.

Roman’s lawyer, Ashleigh Merchant, is trying to get the charges against Roman dismissed on the grounds that Willis violated conflict of interest regulations by naming the man she had an affair with, Nathan Wade, as special prosecutor in the Trump case.

Merchant also argued that the couple financially benefited from this arrangement as Wade allegedly used the money earned on the case to pay for the couple to go on cruises and fly to Nappa Valley.

Willis tried to quash the subpoena stating “no factual basis that could reasonably justify requiring opposing counsel and other employees to be a witness in the case.”

Willis also claimed anything Bradley knew was protected by the attorney-client privilege since he represented Wade early on his divorce from his wife.

“Georgia law—as well as authority from across the country predictably frowns on a process that permits counsel for one litigant to compel the testimony of counsel and employees of the opposing party, and there is no justification to depart from that general principle here,” Willis also argued.

But Roman’s attorney said this testimony was necessary because these witnesses could prove statements Willis and Wade made in court filings that their affair began after she hired him as a special prosecutor were false.

“Some of the individuals whom Mr. Roman has subpoenaed to testify have personal knowledge that Wade and Willis’ personal relationship began before his appointment as a special prosecutor,” Roman’s motion argued. “In other words, they have knowledge that the assertion by Willis in the State’s response and in Wade’s affidavit are both false.”

If Roman’s lawyer can prove that Willis and Wade were having an affair before she hired him that could be the ball game.

Wade never worked a felony case before and ended up holding an important position in a criminal prosecution against the former President of the United States.

It looks and smells fishy.

The testimony of the witnesses Roman’s lawyer wants to question could prove to mark the end of Willis’ case against Roman, Donald Trump, and all the remaining co-defendants.

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