Rachel Maddow reported that the transgression probe into Trump’s predetermination interference successful Georgia present has his lawyers gathering with prosecutors.
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Rachel Maddow reports that Trump's lawyers are gathering with Fulton County prosecutors successful the transgression probe into Trump's 2020 predetermination interference successful Georgia. pic.twitter.com/nxtq1hpQSS
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) January 11, 2022
Rachel Maddow reported:
We bash really person some breaking quality to commencement with at this hour. We tin study exclusively tonight that attorneys for former president Donald Trump have present met successful idiosyncratic with the Fulton County district attorney’s bureau successful Georgia. Now it was months agone that we first learned that the prosecutor who leads that office had opened a criminal probe into alleged usurpation of Georgia state instrumentality that occurred when election officials of Georgia were pressured and intimidated after the past statesmanlike election that they should, effectively, falsified the results of that states election.
It was a twelvemonth ago, January 3rd, last year, erstwhile The Washington Post published this shocking audio reporting of an extraordinary hour-long phone call that then-president Trump made personally to Georgia’s top elections officials telling him that helium needed to find exactly the fig of votes in the authorities that would allow Trump to falsely beryllium declared the victor there.
Now, successful Georgia, arsenic successful each state successful the country, pressuring predetermination officials to interfere with the lawful administration of an election, pressuring predetermination officials to alteration predetermination results, that of people is simply a crime. The authorities prosecutor’s bureau successful Fulton County, Georgia, opened that probe under Georgia authorities law. Pressuring oregon intimidating election officials is simply a Georgia state crime. It’s a transgression successful each authorities in the country, and of course, it’s also a national crime.
The Election Interference Case In Georgia Could Be Trump’s Biggest Legal Jeopardy
PoliticusUSA has been intimately pursuing the lawsuit successful Georgia and reporting connected it agelong earlier the nationalist media caught upwind of it due to the fact that it represents a virtually unfastened and unopen lawsuit against Trump.
There is nary uncertainty that Trump broke the state’s laws against interfering with an result of an election. He is connected portion violating the law.
Right now, the lawsuit successful Georgia is the astir important ineligible transgression menace to Trump, and his lawyers gathering with prosecutors shows that they are taking the lawsuit seriously.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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