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GA Grand Jury Saw Perjury, But No Hints Otherwise

Small portions of a report by a special Georgia grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies attempted to overturn the 2020 election said jurors believed at least some unnamed witnesses may have committed perjury and should face indictment, the New York Times reports. The report excerpts shed no light on the grand jury's conclusions or say whether the panel recommended indictments related to election interference.


The report also found “that no widespread fraud took place in the Georgia 2020 presidential election that could result in overturning that election,” rejecting arguments made by Trump and his supporters. The local district attorney has yet to signal a decision on whether she will bring charges, which would have to be approved by another grand jury. Nearly 20 people known to have been named as targets of the investigation could face charges, including Rudolph Giuliani, Trump's former lawyer, and David Shafer, the head of the Georgia Republican Party. State law requires the release of the report, but a judge decided that releasing the full document now — including the report’s “roster of who should (or should not) be indicted” — would be fundamentally unfair to the people whose names are on that list.



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