Judge to consider release of grand jury report on Trump Georgia election probe


A judge will hold a hearing Tuesday to consider. Whether to release a Georgia election special grand jury report on whether. Then-President Donald Trump. And his allies tried to interfere with the results of the 2020 election.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge. Robert McBurney will decide whether to release the report. After hearing arguments from the district attorney’s office. News organizations and potential attorneys representing witnesses in the grand jury investigation.

Attorneys representing Trump in the investigation told NBC News. They “will not be present or participating” in Tuesday’s hearing. They emphasized that Trump was never subpoenaed or asked to testify before a grand jury.

In their statement, Trump’s attorneys made.

No mention of any intention to fight the release of the report.

“Thus, we can assume that the grand jury did its job. And looked at the facts and the law as we did. And concluded that there was no violation of the law by President Trump,” they said.

McBurney said in a ruling this month that the special grand jury has completed its final report. And submitted it to Fulton County District Attorney Fannie Willis’ office. The judge did not state what the findings were. But the report is expected to include recommendations about possible criminal prosecution.

The grand jury, which recommended its report be made public. Does not have the power to issue indictments. Willis will determine whether to present evidence to a grand jury for indictment.

Willis called a special Grand Jury last year because.

the witnesses have the power to issue subpona to testify. Panel Attorney Rudy Guliani and Sen Lindsay Graham. R-S.C. The testimony has been heard from many persons in the interior circle of Trump. Top officials of Georgia, such as Gov. Brian Kemp. And Secretary of State Brad Rofnesporgar – both Republicans whose Trump. And its allies tried to press the 2020 election results – also testified.

Willis began investigating early 2021. After a phone call recording was published in January between Trump and Rofnesorgar. The then President pressed Rofnspargar to “find.” The votes needed to overthrow Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 elections.

“All I want to do is this. I want to find 11,780 votes that is one more than our vote. Because we won the state,” Trump said.

In a post on his social media platform on Tuesday. Trump repeated his claim that the call was “Perfect, nothing was done or wrong.”

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