A special jury investigation in Georgia into an attempt by former President Donald Trump and his supporters to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election has ended, according to the Atlanta area judge overseeing them.
“In light of the submission of the final report of the special purpose grand jury, the recommendations of the signatories, and the vote of the High Court, it is the declaration of this court that the special purpose grand jury has now been dissolved,” said Justice Robert McBurney. writing. The short coat of the Monday order.
The investigation examined whether Trump himself and/or his allies were involved in criminal activity to overturn the 2020 Georgia election. Tool to recommend whether the special grand jury should indict Fulton County District Attorney Fanni Willis in an election interference investigation because the special grand jury in Georgia does not have the power to prosecute. functions as should raise.
After debriefing, Willis can go to a grand jury appointed regularly to indict.
The Special Grand Jury dissolved almost a year after Willis began his 2021 investigation. After pressuring Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Ravensperger on a conference call in January that Trump needed a vote on the “investigation” to win the presidential election. selection. About 20 members of the
the grand jury has investigated the matter for more than six months. It remains unclear whether any criminal recommendations will emerge from their investigation.
The high-profile case drew testimony from Trump supporters like Senator Rudy Giuliani. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., and former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Governors of Georgia, Brian Kemp, and Raffensperger, among others, also testified.
According to McBurney’s order, “the court honours the grand jurors for their dedication, professionalism, and tremendous commitment of time and attention to this subject.” “Serving was not without sacrifice.”
On January 24, a hearing will be held to evaluate whether or not the report should be made public. According to McBurney, the special grand jury recommended that the public have access to its final report.