ATLANTA (NEWSnet/AP) — The judge overseeing the Georgia election interference case has dropped some of the charges against former President Donald Trump, but others remain.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee wrote Wednesday in an order that six of the charges in the indictment must be quashed, including three against Trump. But the order leaves intact many other charges in the extensive indictment and the judge wrote that prosecutors could seek a new indictment on the charges he dismissed.

The six charges in question have to do with soliciting elected officials to violate their oaths of office. That includes two charges related to the phone call Trump made to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a fellow Republican, on Jan. 2, 2021.

The case accuses Trump and others of conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state to Joe Biden. Trump has pleaded not guilty.

In the meantime, a decision has not been made on a bid by defendants to have Fulton County District attorney Fani Willis removed from the case.

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