In Georgia, a New District Attorney Starts Circling Trump and His Allies
“I have 182 open, unilateral homicide involving 222 defendants,” he said. “I have a sex crime unit that is backed up. I am very capable of identifying great people for working in this office, who are dedicated to making this county safe, and I do not have to offend my duty, as I have other responsibilities. “
Clark D., a professor of law at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Cunningham said that it appears that Ms. Willis is “crossing all the stops” for the Trump case, because the types of crimes she mentions are “that she said,” and especially cunning and Talking about the conspiracy. “
The pressure campaign to reverse the Georgia election results began on 13 November, when Mr. Graham, a Trump aide from South Carolina, made a call to Georgia’s Secretary of State, Mr. Raphensparger. Mr. Raffensparger, a Republican, later said that Mr. Graham had asked him if he had the authority Throw out all mail-in votes The Secretary of State rebuked a suggestion, particularly from the counties. ()Mr. Graham disputed Mr. Raffenspar’s account.)
On 3 December, m. Trump’s personal lawyer, Mr. Juliani, Made an appearance Stating before the Georgia State Senate Committee that “there is not enough evidence to conclude this election, there was a false claim” and made several false claims. Two days later, Mr. Trump called Bryan Kemp the Republican governor of Georgia to call a special session of the legislature to reverse the election. Mr. Trump then called Chris Carr, the Republican Attorney General of Georgia and Pressurized him Not to oppose a legal effort to challenge election results in Georgia and other swing states.
Because of the Trump call rush, Ms. Willis stated that she believes she is the only jurisdiction officer who does not have a conflict of interest. As he wrote in his letters to other public officials, “This office is an agency with jurisdiction that is not a witness to the conduct that is the subject of the investigation.”
Even though Mr. Rafensparger recounted the election results on December 7, Mr. Trump’s efforts intensified. Three days later, Mr. Giuliani virtually testified before a Rajya Sabha committee, Repeat false claims In an Atlanta ground that poll activists counted improper ballots Loaded into a suitcase, When they were simply using common storage containers. During the hearing, he said, “Looks like they’re going through dope.”
Gabriel Sterling, a top aide of Mr. Rafensparger, described the claims as ridiculous, saying “Oceans 11 type plan, “Adding,” it is completely dismissed. “