Donald Trump could be prosecuted for crimes over Georgia’s election intervention, the new report said.
The report states that Trump and his allies have pressured Georgian authorities to overturn his loss in the state.
Trump faces several investigations related to his post-election actions in Georgia.
Former President Donald Trump could be prosecuted for multiple crimes over election interference in Georgia, the new report said.
Report by Brookings InstitutionWashington, DC’s leading think tank analyzes publicly available evidence that Trump and his allies have tried to pressure Georgia authorities to “change the legitimate outcome of elections.” There is.
Important evidence is the now infamous call Trump made to Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Rafensperger on January 3.He told him “Find 11,780 votes” To overturn Biden’s victory.
The report adds that Trump has publicly pressured several other Georgia officials to contact them personally and ask them to help reverse his losses in the state.
This included Governor Brian Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr, who called directly in December to urge him to follow “his increasingly desperate plan to decertify his loss.” It is reported that it was done.
“We conclude that Trump’s post-election actions in Georgia leave him with a substantial risk of possible state accusations on the premise of multiple crimes,” the report said.
“These charges may include criminal solicitations to conduct fraudulent elections, intentional interference with the fulfillment of election obligations, plots to conduct fraudulent elections, criminal solicitations, and state RICO breaches. “
The report added that criminal liability could extend to some Trump allies, including his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
Giuliani appeared in front of a committee of the Georgia State Capitol to convince state legislators to “take extraordinary action to overturn Biden’s victory,” the report said.
February, La Fence Purger’s office Opened the probe In Trump’s efforts to overturn his loss in the state.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis Criminal investigation started For Trump’s actions related to elections.
A Brookings Institution report analyzes these investigations and suggests crimes that Trump may be prosecuted and his legal defenses.
The report suggests that Trump is likely to claim immunity, claiming that he will not be prosecuted for actions taken during his presidency.
According to the report, the former president enjoys some exemption from actions “within his legal obligations as a federal civil servant.”
But in this case, Trump’s actions were “far beyond his official duties,” the report said.
Trump and his allies continue to promote Unfounded claim The 2020 election was fraudulent.
Former president is currently facing Some crime probes About his actions during his tenure and his personal finances.
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