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Fri Oct 12, 2018, 10:24 AM

Rep. Chris Collins Will Face Trial In 2020

Source: Roll Call

New York Rep. Chris Collins, who faces insider trading charges stemming from his investment in an Australian biotech company, will get his day in court on Feb. 3, 2020.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Scott Hartman repeatedly asked to move up the trial date, stating there is a “strong public interest in seeing this case resolved in 2019,” CNN reported.

Federal prosecutors say the congressman received insider information that Innate Immunotherapeutics’ only drug failed a crucial clinical trial while he was attending the White House Congressional picnic in June 2017.

Read more: https://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/rep-chris-collins-will-face-trial-in-2020

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2018, 10:26 AM

1. Why so far away? I mean...

that's 16 months from now?

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Response to machoneman (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 12, 2018, 10:40 AM

2. I agree, that definitely seems too far in the future and...

I can't help but wonder why too.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2018, 01:30 PM

3. How is it that the prosecution is ready and the defense isn't...sounds like someone is playing games

or called in a favor....

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