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More Details Emerge on Trump’s Fourth Indictment

by Richard A Reagan

Trump Faces Fourth Indictment: Georgia’s Election Investigation Takes Center Stage!

In a significant legal development Monday night, former U.S. President Donald Trump, along with key figures from his administration, was indicted as part of an extensive investigation into alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election in Georgia. [Source]

This indictment, stemming from the Georgia probe, marks the fourth time Trump has faced such charges. Other notable names on the indictment list include Trump’s former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and attorneys Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and Jenna Ellis, among others. The charges span violations of the Georgia RICO Act and several counts related to forgery, conspiracy, and false document filings.

These charges have not been received quietly. Trump aired his sharp critique via Truth Social, stating, “So, the Witch Hunt continues! 19 people indicted tonight, including the former President of the United States, me, by an out-of-control and very corrupt District Attorney who campaigned on ‘I will get Trump.’ And what about those Indictment Documents released today, long before the Grand Jury even voted, then quickly withdrawn? Sounds rigged to me! Why didn’t they indict 2.5 years ago? Because they wanted to do it right in the middle of my political campaign. Witch Hunt!”

All 19 individuals were indicted under Georgia’s version of the national RICO legislation, which targets groups engaging in illicit activities to achieve an end goal. This legislation mirrors the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

The indictment, a detailed 98 pages, outlines numerous charges against the defendants. It states: “[The] Defendants … [together with] 30 unindicted co-conspirators … and others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, formed a criminal organization whose members and associates engaged in … false statements and writings, impersonating a public officer, forgery, filing false documents, influencing witnesses, computer theft, computer trespass, computer invasion of privacy, conspiracy to defraud the state, acts involving theft, and perjury.”

Fulton County’s Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney, Fani Willis, has been a central figure in this indictment. However, how the indictment was leaked remains unclear, with Willis sidestepping the issue. 

Willis set a tight deadline, giving Trump and the other 18 defendants until August 25 to surrender. In a press conference, Willis expressed her hope for a trial to commence within the next six months, potentially aligning with the peak of the GOP presidential primaries in February 2024.

In an exclusive with Fox News Digital, Trump labeled the move as “a continuation of the greatest and longest-running Witch Hunt in American history.” He added, “This politically-inspired indictment, which could have been announced nearly three years ago, was timed to fall right in the middle of my political campaign, where I lead all Republicans by a significant margin and am beating Joe Biden soundly in almost all polls.” [Source]

The former president then compared the deteriorating situation in Atlanta under Willis’s leadership to the current state of the U.S. under President Joe Biden. “Just as she has let Atlanta decay with all its crime and violence, Joe Biden has allowed the United States of America to deteriorate, with massive immigration, inflation, a faltering economy, depleted energy resources, and a lack of global respect,” he asserted.

Rudy Giuliani also expressed his disdain, stating, “This is just the next chapter in a book of lies aimed at framing President Donald Trump and anyone brave enough to challenge the ruling regime. The real criminals are those who have advanced this case, both directly and indirectly.”

In response to the escalating tension around the indictments, Georgia officials, anticipating potential civil unrest, have heightened security measures. They’ve announced the temporary closure of security gates around the state’s Capitol, suggesting the lockdown might last several days, contingent on the nature and scale of expected protests. [Source]

This story is still developing. As these legal proceedings move forward, they are bound to have significant implications on the political landscape, especially as the nation inches closer to the 2024 elections. 

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