Former President Donald Trump believes there is a real likelihood he could be convicted later this spring for his actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and alleged attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Trump is reportedly preparing for the possibility of a conviction if the case does come to trial before the election, according to Axios. The case was initially scheduled for March 4, one day ahead of Super Tuesday, but the Washington Post reported the trial has disappeared from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s public calendar.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan is presiding over the Jan. 6 trial and has a reputation for giving relatively longer and harsher sentences to those involved in the Capitol riot.
Even if the case