The Washington Times: Obama, Bush administration officials say Trump appointee should recuse herself from document case

The Washington Times

Former Obama and Bush administration officials are calling for the recusal of the judge who has been tapped to oversee the charges against former President Donald Trump stemming from his handling of classified documents.

Judge Aileen Cannon of the Southern District of Florida was appointed by Mr. Trump and had previously sided with the former president in his bid to appoint a special master to review the records he housed at Mar-a-Lago.

Mike Davis, president of the Article III Project, said on Fox News that she’s a “very fair judge.”

“The Democrats will attack her, they’ll say that she’s a Trump appointee. She got substantial Democrat support during her confirmation. So that blows their argument right out of the water,” he said in an appearance Friday on “Jesse Watters Primetime.”

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