Prosecutors investigating the attempt to overthrow the elections 2020 results in Georgia have texts and emails connecting members of the former president donald trumpThe legal team for the January 2021 voting violation in Coffee County, according to a CNN exclusive.
Texts and other evidence collected by investigators in the Georgia criminal investigation indicate that Trump’s lawyers attempted to gain access to the Coffee County voting systems so that Trump allies could present evidence of the unsubstantiated theory that the election were stolen, according to CNNthe sources of .
Fani Willis, the Fulton County, Georgia, district attorney, is expected to present her case to a grand jury this week and bring charges against about a dozen people, including those involved in the violation of Fulton County voting systems. Coffee.
“Just landed in DC with the mayor, huge things starting to come together!” wrote an employee of the Sullivan Strickler firm in a group chat on January 1, referring to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who was Trump’s personal attorney. The firm was hired by Trump’s legal team to examine voting systems in Coffee County.
“Most immediately, we have just been granted access – by written invitation! — to Coffee County systems. Hooray!” read the text.
Video footage unearthed last year showed Cathy Lathama county Republican official posing as a fake voter for Trump, and two others enter the Coffee County elections office on January 7, 2021, which was the same day a voting machine was infiltrated there.
A former Trump official testified under oath during hearings last year by the House committee investigating the events of January 6, 2021, that Trump and others discussed plans to access voting systems in Georgia. At least one meeting occurred in the Oval Office with Trump present, on December 18, 2020, the official said.
Six days before Trump’s team gained access to the voting systems, Misty Hampton, who was then a local Coffee County elections official, wrote a “written invitation” that was sent to Trump’s lawyers, according to CNN.
Willis has been investigating whether Trump and his associates tried to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia, where voters chose the president. Joe Biden by a narrow margin.
He is expected to present his case before a Georgia grand jury, which will likely weigh charges that could lead to Trump’s decision. fourth criminal indictment this year.