The New York Times reports:
As the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot fights to extract testimony and documents from Donald J. Trump’s White House, an Atlanta district attorney is moving toward convening a special grand jury in her criminal investigation of election interference by the former president and his allies, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deliberations.
The prosecutor, Fani Willis of Fulton County, opened her inquiry in February and her office has been consulting with the House committee. Her inquiry is seen by legal experts as potentially perilous for the former president, given the myriad interactions he and his allies had with Georgia officials, most notably Mr. Trump’s January call to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, urging him to “find 11,780 votes” — enough to reverse the state’s election result.
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An Atlanta district attorney is poised to impanel a grand jury in her investigation of election interference by President Trump and his allies, signaling a ramping up of her inquiry. w/@RichardFausset https://t.co/z9nx7TEGJS
— Danny Hakim (@dannyhakim) November 6, 2021