Monday, March 20, 2023

DA Willis Looking At RICO For Trump Et Al.

While attention is properly focused on the imminent indictment of the Malignant Loser by the Manhattan District Attorney's grand jury, the Fulton County, GA, grand jury is considering charges against him normally used for organized crime cases. District Attorney Fani Willis is reportedly looking at racketeering and conspiracy charges under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for the Malignant Loser's extensive efforts to overturn Georgia's 2020 Presidential election results. From CNN:

"Atlanta-area prosecutors are considering bringing racketeering and conspiracy charges in connection with Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.

Investigators have a large volume of substantial evidence related to a possible conspiracy from inside and outside the state, including recordings of phone calls, emails, text messages, documents, and testimony before a special grand jury.

Their work, the source said, underscores the belief that the push to help Trump was not just a grassroots effort that originated inside the state."  (our emphasis)

It's come to light recently that the Fulton County grand jury was in possession of not just the widely-known call from the Malignant Loser to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking him to "find" 11,780 votes that didn't exist, but three additional recordings to Georgia officials asking them to illegally rig the vote count in favor of the Malignant Loser. More:

"The Fulton County probe expanded beyond the Trump phone calls to include false claims of election fraud to state lawmakers, the fake elector scheme, efforts by unauthorized individuals to access voting machines in one Georgia county and threats and harassment against election workers.

Willis previously said their far-reaching investigation included potential 'solicitation of election fraud, the making of false statements to state and local governmental bodies, conspiracy, racketeering, violation of oath of office and any involvement in violence or threats related to the election’s administration.'”  (our emphasis)

There have been impatient urgings (including ours) to indict the Malignant Loser on the basis of the Raffensperger phone call, but if DA Willis can apply and prove more charges involving racketeering and conspiracy (and more conspirators), we're cutting her some slack.

(photo montage: Atlanta Journal-Constitution) 

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