Aileen Cannon 'Harming National Security' in Donald Trump Case: Attorney

By Bo Beard | May 16, 2024

Barbara McQuade

According to a legal expert, the judge presiding over Donald Trump's trial regarding classified documents is "harming" the nation's national security with her recent decision.

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Barbara McQuade, a former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, criticized Judge Aileen Cannon for postponing the trial involving Donald Trump and 40 federal charges. 

The delay

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The delay, which could extend until after the 2024 election, has drawn widespread disapproval from legal experts. Cannon's decisions, perceived to favor the former president, have raised concerns about her impartiality, leading to calls for her recusal.