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Trump's Lawyers Propose 2026 Trial Date in Federal Election Case

Prosecutors requested the trial begin Jan. 2, 2024

On August 17, 2023, lawyers for Donald Trump asked a federal judge in Washington to schedule an April 2026 trial for the former president, on federal charges that he allegedly sought to overturn his 2020 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden.

That requested date would place the trial after the November 2024 U.S. election, in which Trump appears to be the front-runner for the Republican nomination.

"The public interest lies in justice and fair trial, not a rush to judgment," Trump's attorneys wrote on Thursday.

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