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Judge OKs Special Grand Jury to Probe Trump’s Efforts to Overturn Election

HeadlineJan 25, 2022

In Georgia, a judge has granted a request by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to convene a special grand jury to investigate former President Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Willis has said she will decide whether to bring criminal charges against Trump during the first half of this year. A key piece of evidence has already been made public: On January 2, 2021, Trump asked Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden’s margin of victory in Georgia.

President Donald Trump: “So, look, all I want to do is this: I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have, because we won the state.”

Last year, Willis said Trump could face criminal charges including solicitation of election fraud, conspiracy and racketeering.

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