Trump Faces Potential Fourth Indictment of 2023 in Georgia

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A person holds up a sign that says "Fani Just Do It" near barricades in front of the Fulton County courthouse, Monday, Aug. 7, 2023, in Atlanta. The sheriff's office are implementing various security measures ahead of District Attorney Fani Willis possibly seeking an indictment in her investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and his allies illegally meddled in the 2020 election in Georgia. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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Attention shifts to Georgia as anticipation builds over another potential indictment against former President Donald Trump.

District Attorney Fani Willis has been meticulously scrutinizing Trump’s attempts to interfere with Georgia’s tight 2020 election. After more than a year, it seems Willis is prepared for action.

FILE – Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, right, talks with a member of her team during proceedings to seat a special purpose grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia, on May 2, 2022, to look into the actions of former President Donald Trump and his supporters who tried to overturn the results of the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

The potential indictment would be Trump’s second case tied to the 2020 election, with a federal indictment handed down just last week. In the federal case, he faces four counts over his efforts to impede the transfer of power.

People watch after former President Donald Trump arrived at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, in Washington, to face a judge on federal conspiracy charges alleging Trump conspired to subvert the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

There’s also buzz that Georgia might utilize RICO charges, typically reserved for organized crime. Georgia’s broad RICO statutes could paint Trump’s campaign activities as part of a larger orchestrated effort, potentially bringing additional conspirators into the spotlight.

With the capability to address more than just election-related defenses, could this indictment touch on the Trump campaign’s alleged efforts to access voter data in Georgia’s Coffee County? Georgia could very well be the next battleground in Trump’s ongoing legal saga.


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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