Alec Baldwin asks court to DISQUALIFY special trends now
Alec Baldwin has demanded the special prosecutor assigned to his involuntary manslaughter case be disqualified due to her status as a Republican lawmaker.
Baldwin, who faces up to five years in jail if convicted in the highly publicized trial, said the appointment of Andrea Reeb was 'unconstitutional' as she serves in the New Mexico House of Representatives.
A motion to the court filed on behalf of the Hollywood star - a Democrat and vocal Donald Trump critic - says she 'must' be taken off the case.
Baldwin accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins after being handed a gun with live ammunition on the set of his film Rust last year.
Reeb, a Republican, kicked off the prosecution sensationally last month, flatly declaring that if not for Baldwin's actions 'Hutchins would be alive today.'
Now Baldwin's team alleges Reeb's appointment is a violation of New Mexico's constitution which prohibits the mixing of