The judge in the Georgia election interference case has decided that Kenneth Chesebro and Sidney Powell will not be tried alongside Donald Trump and the other 16 co-defendants in the case.
“Defendants Chesebro and Powell will join each other at trial, however, the other 17 defendants are severed from these two. Additional severances may follow. All pretrial deadlines will proceed as scheduled without a stay of proceedings,” Judge Scott McAfee at the Superior Court of Fulton County wrote in a ruling issued on Thursday.
The judge noted that the action was taken as a result of Chesebro and Powell exercising their right to a speedy trial.