Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis faces allegations of an improper relationship with special prosecutor Nathan Wade in the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump.
Why it matters
The allegations raise questions about the conduct of the prosecutors and the potential impact on the high-profile case against Trump and his co-defendants, as well as the future of Willis' role as district attorney.
What the papers say
The Independent emphasizes the allegations against Fani Willis and the potential impact on the case against Trump. AP News provides details of the court hearing and the allegations against Willis and Wade. The New York Times highlights the potential impact of the allegations on the case against Trump and the broader implications for Willis' role as district attorney.
How we got here
The allegations emerged during a court hearing to determine whether Willis should be removed from the case due to her relationship with special prosecutor Nathan Wade.
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