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Top lawyers hired by those linked to Georgia election probe

Aug. 14, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In the state investigation spurred by then-President Donald Trump's call to Georgia’s top election official, people who have been called to testify — or who might be — about potential interference in the 2020 presidential contest are turning to high-profile lawyers. ...

Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for election probe

Aug. 11, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump has hired a prominent Atlanta criminal defense attorney known for defending famous rappers to represent him in matters related to the special grand jury that's investigating whether the former president illegally tried to interfere with the 2020 election in Georgia. ...

Mar-a-Lago search just part of one of several Trump probes

Aug. 09, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate marked a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of the law enforcement scrutiny of the former president, but the Florida operation is just one part of one investigation related to Trump and his time in office. ...

Giuliani must go to Atlanta for election probe, judge says

Aug. 09, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that Rudy Giuliani must appear in Atlanta in person to testify before a special grand jury that's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia and set his appearance for next week. ...

Lawyer: Giuliani won't testify Tuesday in Ga. election probe

Aug. 08, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani will not appear as scheduled Tuesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta that’s investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, his lawyer said. A judge last month...

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

Aug. 03, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers lost his bid for a state Senate seat after refusing then-President Donald Trump’s pleas to help overturn the 2020 election results and testifying before Congress about the efforts. Bowers tried to move to the state...

Sen. Graham challenges 2020 Georgia election probe subpoena

Aug. 01, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury that's investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others broke any laws when they tried to overturn Joe Biden's win in Georgia. Graham, a Republican from South...

Man sentenced to 1 year for bomb threat at Michigan Capitol

Jul. 27, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man who admitted to calling in a bomb threat at the Michigan Capitol was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail, Attorney General Dana Nessel said. Michael Varrone, 49, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty last month to false report or threat of bomb/harmful...

Hawley, Cruz escape Jan. 6 probe, have no regrets over role

Jul. 27, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The week before the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, Missouri's Josh Hawley became the first Republican senator to announce he would object to the certification of the 2020 election. Texas' Ted Cruz came next, dashing off his own plan on a flight from...

Judge: Georgia probe prosecutor can't question state senator

Jul. 25, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in Georgia cannot question a lawmaker who signed a certificate falsely stating that Trump won the state, a judge ruled Monday. ...