The criminal investigation into whether Trump violated state and local laws in an attempt to manipulate election results in Georgia has progressed.
Trump is under criminal investigation in Georgia for manipulating the election
Georgia prosecutors have been investigating Trump's phone calls with state election officials for months after asking them to find "votes" for him and overturn the results.
Fulton County investigators received documents from Georgia election officials and interviewed four people.
Georgia investigators are also working on the 1/6 investigation
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Investigators are also coordinating with federal lawmakers investigating the January 6 riot at the Capitol to exchange documents that could be useful in the state investigation, according to one person with direct knowledge of the discussions. "
Trump could face criminal charges in Georgia
The Manhattan investigation into Trump and his businesses is getting the most attention in the context of Trump crime, but there is a real possibility the failed former president will face indictment in Georgia over his plan to use the state to win the elections fall.
Getting Georgia overturned their results was crucial to Trump's plan to use Georgia as evidence to convince other states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan to overturn their results.
One of the reasons democracy survived was because Georgian electoral officials stood their ground. Because of this, Georgia Republicans have passed a law that removes power and authority from state electoral officials.
Trump could face charges in Georgia and accountability for attempting to overturn the elections.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also the White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public policy with a specialization in social reform movements.
Awards and professional memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association