Posted on January 16, 2024

Fani Willis Tells Atlanta Church: My Critics Are ‘Playing the Race Card’ with Allegations of Corrupt Affair

Wendell Husebo, Breitbart, January 15, 2024

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis claimed on Sunday that the allegations of a corrupt relationship with her top prosecutor investigating former President Donald Trump are based on racism.


Willis’s comments came after a court filing by Mike Roman, a political operative and co-defendant of Trump in the Georgia election case, who alleged four explosive facts about Willis’s conduct while prosecuting Trump:

  1. Nathan Wade, Willis’s lead prosecutor in the Trump case, had an “improper” relationship with Willis.
  2. Wade’s law firm used funds paid by the county to take Willis on luxury vacations by using potentially fraudulent payments.
  3. Wade was appointed without the required approval by authorities and had little to no prosecutorial experience.
  4. Wade met twice with President Joe Biden’s White House counsel before indicting Trump in August, calling into question if the White House coordinated prosecuting Biden’s 2024 political opponent.

Willis pushed back against the allegations while ranting during a sermon at Big Bethel AME Church. Willis said she hired three prosecutors, one of whom is black, referencing Wade. She further stated that the accusations against her and Wade were leveled because political opponents are using the “race card.”

“First thing they say, ‘Oh, she can play the race card now.’ But no, God, isn’t it them?” Willis asked behind the pulpit.

“Who’s playing the race card when they only question one [Wade]? Isn’t [it] them playing the race card?” she asked. {snip}