Fulton County grand jury recommended charging Lindsey Graham, two ex-senators in 2020 election case


The Fulton County special grand jury recommended charging additional individuals including Sen. Lindsey Graham; former Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, as well as former Trump official Michael Flynn, out of its investigation into alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in the state, according to the panel's final report released Friday.

A Fulton County judge released the grand jury’s final report on former President Trump and his associates’ alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in the state of Georgia.

The final report showed that grand jurors recommended charges against 39 people, compared to the 19 who were ultimately charged, which included former President Trump.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ordered the partial release of the special grand jury’s report in February but, at the time, did not release its recommendations on who should or should not be prosecuted. The judge said then that he wanted to protect people’s due process rights.

That partial report indicated a majority of the grand jury believed one or more witnesses may have committed perjury in their testimony and recommends that prosecutors pursue indictments against them, if the district attorney finds the evidence compelling.

At the time, the Trump campaign blasted the report, saying it had "nothing to do with the president because President Trump did absolutely nothing wrong."... (Read more)

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