Setback For Georgia DA In Trump Corruption Probe

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports:

In a surprise decision and a significant rebuke of the DA, Fulton Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney on Monday granted a motion from Burt Jones [photo], the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, to replace Willis and the entire Fulton DA’s office in the examination of his specific role in the case.

That means another set of prosecutors will determine whether to subpoena the Jackson Republican, whether to categorize him as a target of the investigation or whether any charges should ultimately be brought against him.

“An investigation of this significance, garnering the public attention it necessarily does and touching so many political nerves in our society, cannot be burdened by legitimate doubts about the District Attorney’s motives,” McBurney wrote. “The District Attorney does not have to be apolitical, but her investigations do.”

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