Bergdahl due back in court with Trump talk looming over case

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to a military courtroom at Fort Bragg Wednesday for his sentencing hearing, where prosecutors plan to present evidence that fellow service members were seriously wounded in a fruitless search for him after he abandoned his post in Afghanistan.

Trump's comments put Bergdahl case on uncertain ground

President Donald Trump's fiery criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has put the desertion case against the soldier on uncertain ground as a judge considers whether he can still get a fair trial for walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are arguing their client can't get a fair trial because of scathing criticism by President Donald Trump.Defense lawyers said in a motion Friday that Trump's public comments calling Bergdahl a traitor will prevent him from getting a fair trial. They say Trump violated Bergdahl's due process rights with repeated negative comments on the campaign trail.