Trump co-defendant Harrison Floyd given more time argue Fulton County election results

On Tuesday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee held court to discuss two matters in Georgia's election interference case in connection to co-defendants Harrison Floyd and Trevian Kutti.

Harrison Floyd and Trevian Kutti (Getty Images)

According to court records, Floyd's matter concerned a subpoena to count Fulton County's 2020 election ballots. Floyd has stated that he wants to personally recount the 528,777 ballots cast in Fulton County. 

Floyd, the former head of Black Voices for Trump, has requested copies of all county ballots from the last presidential election to prove that election fraud cost former President Donald Trump a second term. His legal team aims to show Trump as the actual winner of the election as part of their defense in the interference case. 

Floyd faces three felony counts for his alleged role in the harassment of poll worker Ruby Freeman. A judge is set to decide if Fulton County must comply with Floyd's request, as Fulton County filed a motion to quash the subpoenas.

Kutti's matter concerns a motion on the status of her legal representation. 

Her attorneys—Darryl B. Cohen and the law firm Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen; Steven A. Greenberg and the law firm Greenberg Trial Lawyers; and Joshua G. Herman and the law firm Law Office of Joshua G. Herman—filed a motion to withdraw on Dec. 18. The motion did not provide a reason for their withdrawal. 

Kutti was also charged in connection to efforts to compel poll worker Ruby Freeman into making a false confession of voting fraud in January 2021.

Floyd has also accused Willis of racism, claiming she is targeting him and Kutti because they are the only two Black defendants in the case. He asserts that Willis views him as white and a defender of white supremacists due to his political beliefs, according to a video he posted last month.

During the court session on Tuesday, Floyd's team assured the court they would take the necessary steps to protect people's identities and personal information if Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee grants their request.

Floyd's legal team also assured the judge they would bring in scanners and a team to expedite the counting process if given access to the ballots. The attorneys also said they they could arrange for legal experts to testify on their behalf in late June or July. 

Judge McAfee agreed to give Floyd and his team more time to argue the accuracy of the 2020 election results.

During Kutti's appearance, she informed the court that she has a new attorney and the paperwork to inform the court was submitted in April. However, it appears it may have been submitted incorrectly or there was some other type of error and the court was unaware that Kutti had retained new counsel. Kutti told the court that she and her lawyer weren't even aware of the hearing today until they heard about it though Twitter, which is now known as X. 

Floyd and Kutti are two of the 18 supporters indicted along with Trump last August by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis. Four of those accused have already made deals with the state. The status of the trial for Trump and the remaining co-defendants is unknown at this time. The Georgia Court of Appeals agreed to hear an appeal earlier this month related to Judge McAfee's ruling on the motion to disqualify Willis.


Additionally, Willis is appealing a decision by McAfee to dismiss some of the charges against Trump and some of his co-defendants. 

The hearing is currently scheduled for 1:30 p.m.