WABE's Week In Review: Trump opts to keep case in Georgia and Carter set to turn 99 years young
Trump's Georgia lawyer says his client won't try to move his case to federal court.— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) September 28, 2023
A judge has already denied removal by Meadows and has been skeptical of others. Trump's lawyer observed these hearings.
This means Trump's Georgia trial will be televised. pic.twitter.com/c1rkh4urLa
Breaking: First defendant in the Fulton County RICO case is taking a plea deal.— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) September 29, 2023
Bail bondsman Scott Hall is pleading GUILTY to five counts in connection with efforts to access voting machines in Coffee County.https://t.co/J7cXit72kC
Demonstrators set for RICO arraignment…
UPDATE: Some activists charged under Georgia's RICO law are facing additional charges, such as arson and money laundering. An arraignment is set for 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, which is when the defendants will formally hear the charges against them.— WABE News (@wabenews) September 27, 2023
Happy Birthday, Mr. President…
Former President Jimmy Carter turns 99 this weekend and his grandson, former Georgia state Sen. Jason Carter, tells WABE’s “Morning Edition” he’s spending as much time as he can with his “Paw-Paw.”https://t.co/10hnbB7BWW— WABE News (@wabenews) September 29, 2023
Celebrating Jimmy Carter’s 99th Birthday— Rahul Bali (@rahulbali) September 29, 2023
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum visitors can sign a birthday book. There is also a big screen showing #JimmyCarter99 photos and videos uploaded to https://t.co/58CT5Pc7L1
Birthday celebration set for tomorrow @CarterLibrary pic.twitter.com/gAWBC4hEs3
Also in this episode…
–Marlon Hyde looks at the impact in Georgia of the United Auto Workers strike.
–Emily Jones reviews how a Georgia agency is supposed to prepare employees here for a changing workplace.
–Julien Virgin reports on efforts to ban “cashless” businesses in Atlanta.
–Juma Sei brings more from a visit by Vice President Kamala Harris and her push to get more young people of color out to vote in 2024.