The news article is about the judge assigned to handle special counsel Jack Smith’s 2020 election case against former President Donald Trump, and it reveals that the judge had donated thousands of dollars to Barack Obama’s campaign. The article also mentions that the judge had previously denied a request from Trump to block the National Archives from providing records on the Capitol riot.
Donald Trump indictment: Presiding Judge Tanya Chutkan donated thousands to Obama https://t.co/F46tA9LwuH
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) August 2, 2023
The conservative news writer rewrites the article, expressing their bias against the judge’s connections to Obama and highlighting the potential political motivation behind the indictment and case against Trump. They emphasize Trump’s denial of the charges and his belief that they are part of a corrupt attempt by the “Biden Crime Family” and the “weaponized Department of Justice” to interfere with the 2024 Presidential Election. The writer also criticizes the judge’s prior opinion, suggesting that she disregarded the deference owed to the incumbent President and acted based on her own notions of executive power.
In addition to the biased tone, the conservative news writer adds their own conservative editorial opinions, expressing support for Trump and the idea that the Department of Justice and intelligence agencies are being weaponized against conservative speech. They frame the article as further evidence of this alleged weaponization and assert that Republicans will use the judge’s Obama connections to fuel their claims of political motivation.
Overall, the article rewrite is characterized by its partisan language, criticism of the judge’s actions and connections, and support for Trump’s perspective on the charges. The conservative news writer presents their conservative editorial opinions on the alleged weaponization of government institutions, advocating for the Republican viewpoint.