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Judge Presiding Over Trump Cases Donates to Democratic Political Campaigns, Raising Questions About Judicial Impartiality

Judge Juan Merchan, who presided over former President Donald Trump's arraignment and the recent criminal tax fraud trial involving the Trump Organization, has donated $35 to Democratic political campaigns in 2020, including $15 to President Joe Biden's campaign. This has sparked debate over the propriety of a judge making political contributions while presiding over a case involving a political figure, and has raised questions about the impartiality of the judicial system.