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Georgia State Lawmaker Calls For Special Session Examining Fulton County DA’s Actions Against Trump

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Republican Georgia State Sen. Colton Moore called for a special session of the state’s General Assembly on Thursday to review the actions of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis against former President Donald Trump.

Moore requested the special session in a letter to Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) after Willis charged the former president and his allies with attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election results, The Hill reported.

“We, the undersigned, being duly elected members of the Georgia House of Representatives and Georgia Senate, and comprising 3/5 of each respective house, pursuant to Article IV, Section II, Paragraph VII(b), hereby certify to you, in writing, with a copy to the Secretary of State, that in our opinion an emergency exists in the affairs of the state, requiring a special session to be convened under that section, for all purposes, to include, without limitation, the review and response to the actions of Fani Willis,” the letter said.

Moore called on the assembly to “strip all funding and, if appropriate, impeach Fani Willis” in a statement to Breitbart News.

Kemp could use his authority to call the assembly into session, or 3/5 of both legislative chambers can demand a review of Willis’ actions, according to the outlet.

“The legislature has this great check and balance when it comes to controlling the purse,” Moore told The Hill. “Ultimately, from what I’ve seen, I think she should completely be defunded of any state dollars. People in northwest Georgia and Georgians all over don’t want their tax dollars going to fund this type of political persecution. If it turns out that she’s doing some corrupt things, then absolutely impeach her.”

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“America is under attack,” Moore said in an X post. “I’m not going to sit back and watch as radical left prosecutors weaponize their elected offices to politically target their opponents.”

Willis launched a 41-count indictment against Trump and 18 co-conspirators for allegedly violating the state’s version of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and soliciting an official to violate their oath of office.

Georgia’s RICO Act allows prosecutors to connect various crimes committed by multiple defendants and argue that they were working together toward a criminal goal — and were part of a “criminal enterprise.”

“I just encourage all Georgia citizens to stop talking and get to action. Call their legislators, encourage them to sign on to this special session and keep the momentum rolling,” Moore said. “Because conservative Georgians and all Georgians are very upset when you have a political persecution going on.”

Willis proposed starting the trial in her RICO case against Trump and his allies roughly one week before the state’s primary for the 2024 presidential election, which the former president is currently leading in the Republican Party.

In a filing on Wednesday, Willis’ team asked the presiding judge to consider a scheduling order that would have arraignments for the defendants on the week of September 5 and a trial commencing on March 4, 2024.

Trump, who is facing four criminal indictments, stated he would produce “irrefutable” evidence at a press conference proving that the 2020 presidential election was stolen. But across all the legal matters, Trump has broadly denied any wrongdoing and has claimed politically motivated forces are targeting him in a “witch hunt” propagated by the Biden administration and Democrat prosecutors in New York and Georgia.

Kemp responded to the former president’s claim, saying, “The 2020 election in Georgia was not stolen.”

“For nearly three years now, anyone with evidence of fraud has failed to come forward — under oath — and prove anything in a court of law,” Kemp said. “Our elections in Georgia are secure, accessible, and fair and will continue to be as long as I am governor. The future of our country is at stake in 2024 and that must be our focus.”

At a press conference on Monday, Willis said she would give the defendants subject to arrest warrants “the opportunity” to voluntarily surrender by noon on Friday, August 25.

Daniel Chaitin contributed to this report.

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