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Fortenberry ‘s Trial May Be Delayed

Prosecutors in California have filed a motion to delay the trial of nine-term Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, District One, until May 15. The trial was originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 15.The reason cited is the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19. The United States District Court for the Central District of California announced on January 3 of this year that all civil and criminal jury trials have been temporarily suspended. The suspension has been extended through February 28, 2022.An indictment charges Fortenberry with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false stateme...

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