Trump Derangement Syndrome is very real.
Georgia’s district attorney Fani Willis continues her crusade against President Trump.
On Tuesday, former Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis struck a deal with Georgia prosecutors to plead guilty in the Trump Georgia RICO case.
Former Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis has pleaded guilty in the Georgia election subversion case to one count of aiding and abetting false statements in writing. https://t.co/jRp0JhqspX pic.twitter.com/qH5exLw5Yc
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 24, 2023
JUST IN: Former Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis enters plea deal in Georgia election interference case pic.twitter.com/IOYRlKzNXm
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) October 24, 2023
Ellis, a former lawyer for Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally conspiring to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss in Georgia, making her the third attorney associated with the former president to accept a plea deal in the sweeping criminal racketeering case.
She joins Sydney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro as former Trump lawyers who have agreed to plea deals with the prosecution.
Here’s what the plea agreement looks like:
And another one…
Jenna Ellis reaches plea agreement in Fulton County criminal case pic.twitter.com/dht9UIOYgP
— Scott MacFarlane (@MacFarlaneNews) October 24, 2023
Even though other former lawyers for President Trump have agreed to similar plea deals, Ellis acted as if she was prepared to fight and updated her X, formerly known as Twitter, followers in September that she has raised over $200,000 towards her defense.
Apparently, she was just grifting. Or else, she wouldn’t have taken the deal.
Laura Loomer was especially critical of Ellis agreeing to the deal, especially after she claimed to be raising money to for her defense.
Jenna Ellis scammed all of you who donated to her.
I TOLD YOU NOT TO DONATE TO THIS DISLOYAL WENCH.
Today she accepted a plea deal, which will only require her to pay a $5,000 fine and get probation for 5 years. She didn’t even attempt to fight the charges.
— Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) October 24, 2023
From The Washington Post:
Ellis, who had been facing two charges including violating Georgia’s anti-racketeering act, pleaded guilty in court Tuesday morning to a reduced charge of aiding and abetting false statements and writings. The deal allows her to avoid jail time in exchange for providing evidence that could potentially implicate other defendants and agreeing to testify in any future trials.
Per NBC News:
The condition of her deal require that she serve five years of probation, pay $5,000 of restitution to the Georgia secretary of state within 30 days, and testify at hearings in the case.
Ellis is also required to complete 100 hours of community service and write an apology letter to the citizens of the state of Georgia. Ellis also agreed to provide any requested documents or evidence, not post about the case on social media and not have any communication with any witnesses or the media until the case has been closed.
Watch Ellis read her statement in court:
“If I knew then what I know now I would have declined to represent Donald Trump in these post-election challenges. I look back on this whole experience with deep remorse.”
— Ex-Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis cries while reading a letter to the court after taking a plea deal in Georgia pic.twitter.com/RgFq8RuRDk
— The Recount (@therecount) October 24, 2023
Ellis served as Trump’s senior legal adviser from February 2019 until shortly after he left office in January 2021.
With three former Trump lawyers now in her pocket, expect Willis to try and use their testimony to prevent him from running in 2024.