Adam Schiff laments Trump ‘could evade jus­tice’ in ‘par­ti­san’ court delays

Adam Schiff laments Trump ‘could evade justice’ in ‘partisan’ court delays

Rep. Adam Schiff (D‑CA) blast­ed the deci­sion from New York Judge Juan Mer­chan to delay for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s hush mon­ey tri­al by 30 days.
Schiff appeared on State of the Union on Sun­day to react to Mer­chan grant­i­ng Trump’s request for the delay. Trump is fac­ing 34 felony counts over alle­ga­tions of pay­ing hush mon­ey to mul­ti­ple women in 2018 who claim they had an affair with him. His lawyers ini­tial­ly asked for a 90-day delay to review doc­u­ments hand­ed down by fed­er­al pros­e­cu­tors, but they set­tled with Man­hat­tan Dis­trict Attor­ney Alvin Bragg for less.
“There is a chance that he could evade jus­tice by delay­ing jus­tice. This is a tried and true tac­tic of Trump through­out his career,” Schiff said.

Schiff not­ed his greater wor­ry about Trump’s Jan. 6 case. The rep­re­sen­ta­tive served on the Jan. 6 Com­mit­tee and expressed con­cern that the Supreme Court is delay­ing its deci­sion on Trump’s pres­i­den­tial immu­ni­ty claim.
“The ques­tion is, will it also move with great speed in reject­ing thi …