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(5MinNewsBreak.com) – In a legal victory exposing the growing bankruptcy of leftist judicial persecution of Donald Trump, the former president has seen six counts in his Georgia 2020 election subversion indictment thrown out by the presiding judge over lack of “sufficient detail.”

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee decided on Wednesday to dismiss the respective charges against Trump and over a dozen other defendants as the counts weren’t adequate enough to allow them “to prepare their defenses intelligently.”

These dismissed charges revolved around accusations that certain defendants encouraged various officials in Georgia to contravene their official oaths and to unlawfully nominate electors in favor of Trump, National Review reports.

The individuals implicated alongside Trump included his former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and attorneys Rudy Giuliani, John Eastman, Ray Smith, and Bob Cheeley.

They were accused of attempting to persuade members of both the Georgia House and Senate, as well as Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, to breach their oaths by unlawfully appointing presidential electors.

Moreover, Trump and Meadows were accused explicitly of urging Raffensperger to illegally annul the 2020 presidential election results in two of the charges that were dismissed.

The defense argued that the indictment was flawed because it failed to identify the exact oath that the elected officials were supposedly encouraged to breach.

Judge McAfee, however, found this argument unconvincing, noting that the Georgia code offers only one oath for “each category of public official,” and thus believed that the indictment sufficiently informed the defendants about the specific oath in question for each count.

“Without the possibility of alternative oaths prescribed by law, the Court agrees with the State that the Defendants are sufficiently apprised of which oath is at issue in each indicted count,” McAfee wrote.

Nevertheless, he agreed with the defense that the accusations were too “generic” because they did not clarify which specific constitutional requirements or clauses were allegedly violated.

“As written, these six counts contain all the elements of the crimes but fail to allege sufficient detail regarding the nature of their commission, i.e., the underlying felony solicited,” McAfee concluded.

“They do not give the defendants enough information to prepare their defenses intelligently, as the Defendants could have violated the Constitution and thus the statute in dozens, if not hundreds, of distinct ways,” he added.

This ruling precedes an anticipated decision regarding whether Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and special prosecutor Nathan Wade can continue to lead the prosecution in the election-fraud case.

The defense contends that Willis has a financial conflict of interest stemming from a previously undisclosed romantic relationship with Wade.

Should Willis be disqualified, it could significantly impact the case against the former president, especially with the 2024 election on the horizon.

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