Next Up For Trump: Potential RICO Charges In Georgia
As if federal charges related to potential violations of the Espionage Act weren't enough, Trump could be facing a RICO indictment in Georgia.
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The Federal Charges Are Big, But Here Comes Georgia
First, there were felony charges in Manhattan which were followed by federal felony charges, and now something is cooking in Georgia that will address Trump’s attack on democracy.
Video of The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Greg Bluestein on MSNBC:
Bluestein said while discussing what is happening in Georgia, “Look, a lot of folks, including people in Atlanta thought that Fani Willis' case would be the first. Now it looks like it could be the third. Who knows maybe not even third. There's a lot of moving pieces here. One of the reasons why we're today is there could be anti-conspiracy RICO charges These are very complicated charges that involve multiple defendants. We know from the Fulton County special grand jury there are several names involved and several; very big names. And can only assume one of those names is Donald Trump.”
A RICO case against Trump would be the most significant response to Trump’s plot to overturn the 2020 election by law enforcement yet, and it could mean more to our democracy than the other cases as we will discuss below.
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