Former president Donald Trump A new legal analysis shows that he appears to have committed “multiple crimes” in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 Georgia elections.
At the beginning of January, Washington post Report leaked audio During a phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Ravensberg, the former president urged the Republican official to “get 11,780 votes” for him to overthrow the president Joe BidenVictory in the southern state.Trump made a similar effort to put pressure on the Republican governor of Georgia Brian Camp Illegally prevent Biden from winning.
“We concluded that Trump’s post-election actions in Georgia put him at great risk of state charges that could be based on multiple crimes,” Report released on friday Brookings Institution, a think tank in Washington, DC
Legal analysis explained: “These allegations may include criminal solicitation of election fraud; deliberate interference with the performance of election duties; conspiracy to commit election fraud; criminal solicitation; and state RICO violations.”
The Brookings Institution report is based on public reports and evidence. Legal analysts reviewed the recording of Trump’s conversation with Ravensberg, and used it as key evidence against the former president.
The author of the report explained: “Our view was established by carefully reading the relevant parts of the Georgia Code, the existing case law that defines the crimes mentioned, and the in-depth study of the main possible defenses.”
About seven months ago, the District Attorney of Fulton County, Georgia launched a criminal investigation of Trump’s actions. The prosecutors involved in the investigation have interviewed at least four Raffensberg’s aides, issued subpoenas to witnesses and documents, and coordinated their efforts with the House Special Committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol that supported Trump event. Atlanta Magazine-Constitution Report.
Trump and his right-wing allies Continue to make unfounded claims The 2020 election was “rigged” or “stolen” to support Biden. They did not provide evidence to substantiate this extraordinary allegation, and Georgia’s multiple audits and recounts have reiterated Biden’s weak victory there.Ravensburg, who Vote for Trump And donated to the former president’s campaign, which angered Trump and his loyal supporters because they refused to support their election misinformation.
“He knew in his heart that he had lost the election,” Ravensberg told this Washington Examiner In the interview on Friday.
“He continued to promote the big lie, and then he was also raising money for this issue…” the Republican official exclaimed.
Weekly newspaper Trump’s press representative was contacted for comment, but there was no immediate response.