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'A Good Day for President Trump': CNN Reveals Only Trump Case Likely to Go to Trial Before Election

"I think that's another windfall for President Trump. Because as you say, it's certainly the weakest of the criminal cases."

The trial date in the 2020 federal election case against former President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. was pushed back on Friday, which led to a host of ramifications that has not pleased his political enemies. At all.

The J6 hearing was supposed to start on March 4, but it was put on hold while a federal appeals court is slated to hear Trump's case that he shouldn't be charged because he was president before the Capitol riots.

It looked less and less plausible that the March 4 trial date would stick prior to District Judge Tanya Chutkan's order on Friday, which effectively removed the hearing from the docket and court calendar.

In January, Trump's team disclosed that prosecutors were still sending court documents even though the case was put on hold. Chutkan told Smith's team that they shouldn't keep submitting court filings without her permission.

The former president won't have to go to trial until after the 2024 presidential election, which is good news for him.

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