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Accused of storming Congress wonders the real reason behind delaying trials


A New Mexico District official accused of two misdemeanors for violating Capitol rules and laws Jan. 6 during the storming of Capitol has expressed frustration after a federal judge set a March 2022 trial date to resolve his case.


According to Politico, Otero County Commissioner Koi Griffin and founder of Cowboys for Trump said during a virtual hearing, "I haven't broken the rules and I've never fought anyone. I don't know why my life has been turned upside down and with all of this I don't have a trial."


The Griffin case has become a test of the range of challenges facing prosecutors and courts as they continue to consider the more than 600 accused in the Capitol riots. prohibited without permission and commit disruptive behavior while there.


Griffin's lawyers argued that his case was among the simplest on January 6 and should not require several months for prosecutors to share relevant evidence and prepare the case for trial.


On the other hand, prosecutors are facing pressures related to their obligation to hand over a comprehensive database of evidence to all those accused in the Capitol riots while ensuring their right to a speedy trial.


The magazine said the Griffin case presents a set of challenges for Washington prosecutors and judges as they grapple with the scale and complexity of the January 6 investigation, as courts already face a backlog in trials due to delays caused by the Covid pandemic, and prosecutors have described the January 6 investigation as the most complex in history. United States, and requires extensive resources to process the growing body of evidence.

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