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Merrick Garland Called Out to Investigate Anti-Trump Judge | Opinion

By Mike Fishmore | May 30, 2024

Falsifying business records

Senator J.D. Vance, an ally of former President Donald Trump, has pressured U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate Judge Juan Merchan, overseeing Trump's ongoing criminal trial in New York City. 
 

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The trial focuses on accusations of Trump falsifying business records to hide a payment to Stormy Daniels during his 2016 campaign, with Daniels claiming a 2006 affair with Trump. 
 

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Trump, the anticipated Republican presidential nominee, denies all allegations, attributing the case to political motives.