Dodging Donny Strikes Again: Trump’s Lawyers Attack Georgia Grand Jury


FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at the East Palestine Fire Department as he visits the area in the aftermath of the Norfolk Southern train derailment Feb. 3 in East Palestine, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2023. Trump’s lawyers in Georgia are criticizing the Fulton County investigation into potential illegal election meddling after the foreperson of the special grand jury seated to help the probe went public this week. (AP Photo/Matt Freed, File)
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In a recent filing, attorneys for former President Donald Trump are seeking to dismantle a special grand jury and prosecutors in Georgia. They are demanding that the court dismiss the grand jury’s report, disregard all testimony from the inquiry, and prohibit Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis from further investigating or prosecuting Trump.

The attorneys argue that the grand jury’s process contains numerous inconsistencies, constitutional violations and conflicts of interest. In response, a spokesperson for Willis said the prosecutor will address these claims in court.

Trump currently faces multiple legal challenges, including a New York grand jury investigation into hush money payments and two U.S. Justice Department criminal probes.

If successful, the Georgia challenge could eliminate the entire investigation, requiring a new prosecutor who could not use the information gathered by Willis’ team. The Georgia filing contends that Fulton County supervising judge Robert McBurney misinterpreted state law, which allowed the special purpose grand jury greater subpoena powers, and that the grand jury did not adequately protect witnesses’ due process rights.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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