The Fulton County court in Georgia has stirred controversy and raised eyebrows regarding due process, following the publication of a document on its official website that appeared to be an indictment against former President Donald Trump. The document, which listed 39 charges including racketeering and felonies linked to allegations of election result tampering, was later removed without any explanation. Initially reported by Reuters, their coverage had to be updated as the document vanished and the Fulton County District Attorney’s office denied having filed any charges against Trump.
Vivek Ramaswamy, a fellow Republican presidential candidate, contended that this incident violated Trump’s rights to due process. Ramaswamy strongly advised Trump to promptly seek dismissal of the charges and the halt of the grand jury investigation. Simultaneously, conservative talk radio hosts and others have proposed involving the U.S. Supreme Court in response to the federal indictments against Trump.
This peculiar and unexplained sequence of events, involving the publication and subsequent removal of the document, has ignited conversations about potential infringements on Trump’s legal rights and due process.