Fulton County District Lawyer Fani Willis plans to deliver a number of witnesses earlier than a grand jury subsequent week as a part of her investigation into former President Donald Trump, CNN reported Saturday.
Willis has been investigating Trump’s alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election ends in Georgia for shut to a few years. Willis has requested former Georgia Lt. Gov Geoff Duncan (R), impartial journalist George Chidi, and former Georgia state Sen. Jen Jordan (D) to testify earlier than a grand jury subsequent week.
“I did simply obtain notification to seem on Tuesday morning on the Fulton County grand jury and I actually shall be there to do my half in recounting the info,” Duncan instructed CNN. “I’ve no expectations as to the questions, and I’ll actually reply no matter questions are put in entrance of me.”
I can verify that I’ve been requested to testify earlier than the Fulton County grand jury on Tuesday. I look ahead to answering their questions across the 2020 election.
Republicans ought to by no means let honesty be mistaken for weak spot. https://t.co/3j73O1kLNj
— Geoff Duncan (@GeoffDuncanGA) August 12, 2023
“I’ve simply acquired a name from District Attoney Fani Willis’ workplace [sic]. I’ve been requested to return to courtroom Tuesday for testimony earlier than the grand jury,” Chidi posted on-line.
I’ve simply acquired a name from District Attoney Fani Willis’ workplace. I’ve been requested to return to courtroom Tuesday for testimony earlier than the grand jury.
— George Chidi (discover me on Threads and Substack) (@neonflag) August 12, 2023
The upcoming witness testimony earlier than the grand jury alerts Willis is able to transfer ahead with prices in her investigation towards Trump and his associates.
Willis is reportedly weighing racketeering prices within the Trump case beneath the state’s RICO statute, the identical statute Willis used to deliver prices towards Atlanta rap star Younger Thug.
Trump has blasted Willis in latest days as her looming indictment seems to get nearer.
“They are saying there’s a younger lady, a younger racist in Atlanta. She’s a racist. And so they say, I suppose they are saying that she was after a sure gang and she or he ended up having an affair with the pinnacle of the gang or a gang member,” Trump mentioned at a New Hampshire marketing campaign cease this week. “And that is the person who desires to indict me. She’s acquired quite a lot of issues.”
Trump mentioned the DA in YSL case was getting piped out by a gang member 😳 pic.twitter.com/AiOElfZGoz
— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) August 9, 2023
Trump mentioned Willis is investigating him over a “PERFECT PHONE CALL” in a Reality Social publish on Saturday.
I hear that RACIST Fulton County (Atlanta) District Lawyer “Phoney” Fani Willis, who weakly presides over one of many deadliest communities within the U.S., with 1000’s of murderers, violent criminals & gang members roaming the streets whereas going untried, free, & are handled with “child gloves,” is utilizing a possible Indictment of me, and different harmless individuals, as a marketing campaign and fundraising CON JOB, all primarily based on a PERFECT PHONE CALL, AS PRESIDENT, CHALLENGING ELECTION FRAUD – MY DUTY & RIGHT!
Trump’s marketing campaign not too long ago launched a TV advert in Atlanta criticizing Willis and accusing her of earlier wrongdoing.
If Willis brings prices towards Trump, it might be Trump’s fourth indictment prior to now 5 months. Trump is dealing with two federal prices from Particular Counsel Jack Smith primarily based on his alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election outcomes and his dealing with of White Home paperwork. Manhattan District Lawyer Alvin Bragg additionally introduced over 30 counts of falsifying enterprise information towards Trump.