Atlanta DA demands special grand jury in Trump election hearing

“We have already cooperated,” he said. Rafenburger said in an interview with Fox News on Thursday. “We sent them any information they requested. If we are compelled to appear before a large tribunal, frankly, we will follow the law and come and testify before a larger arbitral tribunal.

Mr. Trump’s representatives did not respond to a request for comment Thursday, but former President Mr. He released a statement categorizing his phone call as “correct” with Rafensberger. He was politically motivated by other investigations, including an investigation by New York’s Attorney General Letidia James. Fulton is the most populous district in Georgia and the stronghold of the Democrats, and Mrs. Willis is a Democrat.

Georgia Inquiry Mr. Focusing on Trump is one of many criminal, civil and congressional investigations. He and his associates clashed in court on Jan. 6 with a congressional committee investigating the attack on Capitol. The committee was a great success on Wednesday The Supreme Court rejected Mr Trump’s request To prevent the White House from releasing the records, and on Thursday, the panel asked Ivanka Trump must cooperate At trial.

In addition to the criminal investigation being conducted by the Manhattan District Attorney, Mr. Ms James is leading a civil fraud investigation into Trump’s business empire. He has provided saponas seeking interviews with the two His adult children, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. and his office previously interviewed a third person, Eric Trump.

In Atlanta, Ms Willis said last year that she would consider allegations of fraud, among other things. An analysis published last year by the Brookings Institution, which was surveyed by Ms Willis’s office, found that Mr. Trump’s post-election behavior concluded that he was “at considerable risk of state charges”, including fraudulent election claims, and deliberate interference. Conspiracy to carry out election duties and engage in electoral fraud.

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“Anything relevant to Georgia’s attempts to interfere in the election is under review,” Ms Willis said Told the New York Times last year.

Ms. Willis has experience in complex fraud cases. In 2014, as Assistant District Attorney, he Helped to lead A fraud case against a group of academics involved in fraudulent public schools in Atlanta.

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