People have just been talking about the Manhattan DA’s Trump case…
Trump’s lawyer’s are not….
Donald Trump’s attorneys have met in person with Georgia prosecutors who are considering possible criminal charges against the former president for calling the state’s top election official and demanding he “find” more votes, Rachel Maddow reported on her program Monday.
“All I want to do is this: I just want to find 11,780 votes,” Trump said in the call,which was recorded by Raffensperger.
“There’s nothing wrong with saying, you know, that you’ve recalculated,” Trump added.
Maddow reported no details of the talks between Trump lawyers and prosecutors. She pointed out that the probe is the only known criminal investigation into Trump’s attempts to overturn his election defeat.
Raffensperger released the recording to the press after Trump falsely claimed in a tweet that the secretary of state “didn’t have a clue” about election issues….
But it is a mistake to ignore the critical role that others play in upholding the rule of law and deterring future coups.
The Associated Press reports: “The prosecutor weighing whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by trying to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential election victory said a decision on whether to bring charges could come as early as the first half of this year.” Fani Willis, district attorney for Fulton County, Ga., says she is “making solid progress, and she’s leaning toward asking for a special grand jury with subpoena power to aid the investigation.”….