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Fani Willis’ star witness admits he was accused of sexually assaulting a law firm colleague, contradicting his earlier evidence and leaving the judge “wondering” about the testimony he gave about the DA’s affair.

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Terrence Bradley, a star witness in District Attorney Fani Willis' case, admitted that he was accused of sexual assault by a law firm colleague, contradicting his earlier evidence and leaving Judge Scott McAfee

A star witness in District Attorney Fani Willis’ case admitted that a law firm colleague accused him of sexual assault, contradicting his earlier evidence and leaving Judge Scott McAfee “wondering” about his earlier testimony.

Terrence Bradley, Wade’s former law partner, admitted Friday afternoon that he left the firm in large part because an employee accused him of sexual assault.

The confession raised questions about Bradley’s credibility and his knowledge of the romantic relationship between the Georgia district attorney and special prosecutor Nathan Wade, whom Willis hired in the election interference case against Donald Trump.

Bradley previously testified that the reason he left the firm was related to Wade’s divorce proceedings and declined to answer what he knew about the relationship between Willis and Wade citing attorney-client privilege.

Willis, who acknowledged a “personal relationship” with Wade, could be disqualified from the case against Trump and co-defendants if Judge McAfee determines there is a conflict of interest.

Terrence Bradley, a star witness in District Attorney Fani Willis’ case, admitted he was accused of sexual assault by a law firm colleague, contradicting his earlier evidence and leaving Judge Scott McAfee “wondering” about his testimony. former.

Bradley, Wade's former law partner, admitted Friday afternoon that he left the firm in large part because an employee accused him of sexual assault.

Bradley, Wade’s former law partner, admitted Friday afternoon that he left the firm in large part because an employee accused him of sexual assault.

Fani Willis

Nathan Wade

The confession raised questions about Bradley’s credibility and his knowledge of the romantic relationship between the Georgia district attorney (left) and special prosecutor Nathan Wade (right), whom Willis hired in the election interference case against Donald Trump.

Bradley had previously served as Wade’s divorce attorney and claimed that attorney-client privilege limited what he could say in court.

‘Mister. Bradley previously testified that the reason he left the firm was completely and completely covered by a privilege. When asked by the state, he laid out a factual scenario that, in my opinion, I don’t see how it relates to the privilege at all,” the judge said.

“And now I wonder whether Mr. Bradley has been interpreting the privilege correctly all along,” Judge McAfee added.

If Judge McAfee decides there is a conflict of interest or the appearance of one, he could “disqualify” Willis and the entire Fulton County prosecutor’s office from the case.

The move could force him to be reassigned to a neighboring county, where prosecutors may take a different view of the racketeering conspiracy charges that Willis’ office obtained through a grand jury indictment for Trump and his co-defendants.

Bradley denied the sexual assault allegations, but indirectly admitted at Friday’s hearing that he paid the employee who accused him, it was reported. Fox News.

After an hour of debate over attorney-client privilege, Judge McAfee adjourned the hearing and said he will hold a closed-door meeting with Bradley to discuss his testimony. But the details of the meeting will be kept secret.

The judge said he will schedule a summary hearing next Friday, but did not specify the exact time.

Willis, who recognized a

Willis, who acknowledged a “personal relationship” with Wade, could be disqualified from the case against Trump and co-defendants if Judge McAfee determines there is a conflict of interest.

'Mister.  Bradley previously testified that the reason he left the firm was completely and completely covered by a privilege.  When asked by the state, he laid out a factual scenario that I don't see how it relates to privilege at all, in my opinion.

‘Mister. Bradley previously testified that the reason he left the firm was completely and completely covered by a privilege. When questioned by the state, he laid out a factual scenario that, in my opinion, I don’t see how it relates to the privilege at all,” Judge McAfee said.

Attorney Ashleigh Merchant read Bradley from text message exchanges between him and Wade related to the relationship.

‘Thinking about the source of your knowledge. ‘Do you know that your romantic relationship began when you were both serving as municipal court judges,’ Merchant asked.

Merchant argued that even if he knew his client’s information, it should be allowed into evidence because of a “crime and fraud exception.”

“A lawyer should not allow his client to create a fraud on the court,” said Trump lawyer Steven Sadow, referring to Wade’s own testimony, which could conflict with that of his lawyer.

But the judge ordered that the exception not be applied, since the texts were not made for the sake of any crime.

Bradley’s shocking testimony comes after John Floyd III, Willis’s father, gave his own dramatic testimony a day after his daughter attacked defense attorneys on the stand.

Bearded and bespectacled Floyd He said he did not know Willis and Wade were dating, and that he only met him after Wade was hired to join his prosecutorial team.

She moved in with Willis in 2019, when she knew something about his romantic life while living at his home in the Atlanta area.

“She had a boyfriend when I got there” who showed up every day or every other day.

“He was a disk jockey or something,” said Floyd, a former lawyer who practiced in Washington, D.C., and says he tried to retire in South Africa.

Attorney Ashleigh Merchant argued that even if she knew her client's information, it should be allowed into evidence because of a

Attorney Ashleigh Merchant argued that even if she knew her client’s information, it should be allowed as evidence because of a “crime and fraud exception.”

Merchant read Bradley from text exchanges between him and Wade related to the relationship.

Merchant read Bradley from text exchanges between him and Wade related to the relationship.

Surprisingly, Willis’ lawyers announced they would not call her back to the stand on Friday following testimony about her “physical” relationship with a member of her prosecution team, in the latest dose of courtroom drama.

The move came hours after the state said in court that it planned to bring back the district attorney for further questioning, after she unexpectedly burst into the courtroom Thursday to tell her side of the story during a evidentiary hearing.

That led to a series of surprising revelations in court about her “physical” relationship with one of her top prosecutors in the Donald Trump case and revelations about storing thousands of dollars in cash in her home.

“Actually, your honor, the state has no further questions for Ms. Willis,” Fulton County Special Prosecutor Anna Cross, who represents the district attorney in the matter, said in court Friday.

The comment came as defense attorneys awaited a second appearance, with one saying moments before that those gathered were still “in the middle of Ms. Willis” and her testimony and the judge asked, “if we could bring Ms. Willis back.” Willis.”

One disappointed spectator was Trump himself, who was expected to briefly attend court on Thursday but instead opted to travel to New York for a court appearance unrelated to the Stormy Daniels criminal case.

‘Does anyone really believe that Fani Willis paid her ‘lover’ cash every time they took expensive ‘trips’ together? Actually? Where did you get the CASH? Pretty weak interrogation yesterday!!! I guess they don’t want to insult her.’

He posted on his Truth Social site: “There is no way she can explain any of this corruption!!!”

The prosecution’s decision not to bring her back for friendlier questioning suggests she got some of what she needed Thursday even as she dodged questions about her finances and romantic life.

It also prevents a room full of defense attorneys from attacking her again on the witness stand, where they would try to pick holes in stories about her romance, office practices, credit card statements and cash refunds.

Yesterday the interrogation was quite weak!!!  I guess they don't want to insult her.

Yesterday the interrogation was quite weak!!! I guess they don’t want to insult her,” former President Donald Trump posted in response to the decision not to call Willis, although her own lawyer took part in the questioning on Thursday.

There was a series of fireworks inside Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee’s courtroom Thursday.

At one point, he called for a five-minute break after Willis’ furious attacks on attorney Ashleigh Merchant, who exposed the matter in a legal filing that accused Willis and Wade of an inappropriate relationship and sought his disqualification.

She furiously denied a conflict or having derived any financial benefit from the luxury trips she took with Wade. Like Wade, she testified that she paid him back his share in cash and that they took turns covering some entertainment expenses.

‘I don’t need anyone to pay my bills. The only man who has paid my bills in full is my dad,” he said at one point.

“I’m not being judged,” she fumed at one point.

She only alluded to her anger while talking about Merchant’s motion to remove her from the case and whether she had spoken to Wade about it.

‘I don’t know if it was a conversation. As you know, Mr. Wade is a southern gentleman. Not so much me,” he told Merchant, who represents Trump’s alleged accomplice Michael Roman, while he was on the stand.

‘Is a lie. It’s a lie,” she fumed as she questioned the “offensive” suggestion that she hooked up with Wade immediately after a 2019 judicial conference in which, she said, a fellow judge introduced her to him.

She also rejected the idea that she had a sexual relationship with him in 2020 or 2021, invoking her battle with cancer in 2020.

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