The District Attorney in Fulton County, Georgia, is considering subpoenaing Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury criminally investigates him.
Willis is considering subpoenaing Trump to testify before a special grand jury, Willis’ spokesman, Jeff DeSantis, told The Associated Press. Such a request would almost certainly spark a court battle, including possible constitutional protections against Trump from self-incrimination. Yahoo News reported earlier Friday that Willis was considering asking Trump to testify.
If the DA subpoenas Trump, a battle in court is guaranteed because the former president cannot be trusted to take an oath against perjury. Georgia State Survey This is a criminal investigation, and if Trump is forced to testify, the chances of him perjuring are very high.
Donald Trump talks about a big game about testifying, but he never shows up. Trump has a standing invitation to testify before the 1/6 committee. He was invited to testify during the House impeachment inquiry, but he declined.
Trump has always claimed his innocence, but has never been willing to repeat his story under oath. If DA Willis does subpoena him, Trump’s feet could be on fire.
Mr. Easley is the editor-in-chief. He is also a congressional correspondent for the White House Press Center and PolitcusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work has focused on public policy, with a focus on social reform movements.
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