Fulton Country Loses Control Of Fani Willis

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(FixThisNation.com) – On Friday, Fulton County leaders gave their testimony before a special state Senate committee arguing that they did not have any legal power to control the spending of District Attorney Fani Willis or any control over her hiring Nathan Wade, the former special prosecutor. 

The GOP-leg committee is looking into Willis’ hiring of Wade to lead the prosecutor team that ultimately brought the case against former President Donald Trump and 18 others forward in Georgia. The case relates to the attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. 

In recent months it was revealed that Wade and Willis were involved in a romantic relationship. 

Trump and other defendants in this case have argued that Willis needs to be taken off this case, as his romantic relationship had caused a conflict of interest. Wade has since stepped down from his position. However, in March Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee had found that there was no conflict of interest that would make Willis get off the case. However, it was noted that the only way for Willis to be allowed to prosecute Trump was if Wade exited the prosecuting team. This ruling is being appealed to a higher state court.

In mid-February, the personal lives of Willis and Wade had come to the spotlight as they were accused of having improperly benefited from the case because of their relationship. Willis has maintained that she did not do anything wrong. As she told reporters on Friday they could look as much as they want, and they would see that her office had done everything by the book and that they were following the law. She continued by stating that she was sorry that people were getting mad over how everyone in society can be prosecuted.

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