The Atlanta’s prosecutor inquiring about the former US President’s unprecedented efforts to flip the results of the 2020 Presidential election in Georgia had requested a judge to order more allies and associates of Donald J. Trump, including conservative US attorney Sidney Powell and Mark Meadows, who served as the White House Chief of Staff during 2022-2021, to appear before the special grand inquiry panel.
On Thursday, Fani Taifa Willis, the district attorney of Georgia’s Fulton County, filed a request seeking to have Powell and Meadows, along with a retired colonel Phil Waldron, backer of the January 6 PowerPoint, who contacted with Mr. Meadows and Boris Epshteyn, the strategic advisor on the Trump’s Presidential campaign in 2020, appeared in front of the special grand panel of judges in September.
According to official reports, Trump’s White House Chief of Staff made an unanticipated visit on 22nd December 2022 to the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia, where he made fruitless attempts to observe an audit report regarding signatures on the absentee-ballot that was being conducted by Bradford Jay Raffensperger, Georgia’s State Secretary, according to Willis’s court filing.
“find 11,780 votes”
Furthermore, according to the court filing, Donald Trump’s White House official was also present when the-then American President demanded during the 2nd January 2021 call to find 11780 ballots, needed for the former President to get the lead in the state which he had lost to Mr. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. in the last Presidential race. However, Mark Meadow’s lawyer didn’t provide any statement on the matter.
Fani Wilis also wrote in the filing that the US attorney Sidney Powell was associated with the efforts launched by Sullivan Strickler – legal technology solution, to get Georgia’s Coffee County’s election data in Jan. 2021. Moreover, Epshteyn and Waldron actively participated in aggressive attempts to overturn Georgia’s election results. However, neither Boris Epshteyn, Phil Waldron, nor Sidney Powell responded to the request for the statement.
Fulton County District Attorney requested the judge to order Boris Epshteyn to testify on 21st September. In addition, she asked that Mr. Waldron and Ms. Powell be ordered to appear before the special grand panel on 22nd September and that Mark Meadows to appear in front of the grand jury on September 27.