Reports have surfaced that the daughter of Judge Juan Merchan, who is currently presiding over former President Donald Trump’s case, had ties to the Democratic Party. This has raised concerns about the impartiality of the judge in the ongoing legal proceedings.
According to archived information on her LinkedIn account, Loren Merchan is the president and partner of Authentic Campaigns, a company that runs digital campaigns for Democratic candidates.
It has also been reported that Loren worked on the Biden-Harris campaign as a director of the digital persuasion, raising further questions about impartiality in the case.
While Loren had worked with the Kamala Harris campaign, she also served as the vice president of Authentic Campaigns, a digital agency that raises “hundreds of millions of dollars for progressive campaigns” through digital persuasion programs. The company was also heavily involved in Harris’ campaign and served as her main digital vendor.
As the judge’s daughter, Loren’s ties to the Democratic Party have created a conflict of interest in the legal proceedings, leading to concerns about the impartiality of Judge Merchan. The situation has prompted many to question the fairness of the trial and has further deepened the divide between Democrats and Republicans.