A court has decided that live streaming and television coverage of former President Donald Trump's election fraud trial in Georgia will be permitted. Judge Scott McAfee said all proceedings will be broadcast live on the Fulton County Court YouTube account. The trial has not yet been scheduled; however, it may occur next year when Trump seeks re-election. Trump and 18 other individuals are accused of plotting to rig the state's 2020 presidential election. The former Republican president has entered a not guilty plea to the 13 charges he faces in Georgia. He also has three other criminal trials pending. Typically, all courtroom sessions in Fulton County are televised live. It could be one of the most viewed trials in recent memory as it will be the only one of Trump's four trials to be broadcast. Trump traveled to Atlanta briefly last week to surrender to the Fulton County Jail and have his picture taken. At his arraignment, a brief session at which the plea is formally filed in court, Trump has waived his right to show up there on the scheduled hearing date. He is accused of exerting pressure on Georgia election authorities to overturn the results of the state's election, which he lost to Democrat Joe Biden. He called the state secretary to "recalculate" the vote total, which is at the heart of the prosecution's case. "I just want to find 11,780 votes," said Trump, as heard on a call recording. According to Trump, the call was "perfect," and the lawyers who were present did not voice any concerns. He has claimed that the Georgia case and the other three criminal cases he is facing are motivated by politics.
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