Trump would have believed the ALIENS went down and stole the 2020 ballots, Lindsey Graham told the Georgia grand jury investigating his attempt to quash the election
- The jury says that Graham made the statement before the grand jury
- The investigation began after Trump asked a state election official to “find” 11,780 votes.
Former President Donald Trump was so willing to accept the claims of voter fraud that he would have believed the interstellar explanations, his ally Sen. Lindsey Graham told a grand jury.
Graham made the statement before a special grand jury investigating the effort to overturn the election by Trump and key allies in the state, which opted for Joe Biden in 2020.
“He said that during that time, if someone had told Trump that aliens came down and stole Trump’s ballots, Trump would have believed it,” Graham said, according to a grand jury who spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The news came a day when a lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels said she had met with prosecutors on a separate matter in Manhattan, where Trump is under investigation over a $130,000 ‘quiet’ payment scheme.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (RS.C.) reportedly told a Georgia grand jury that Donald Trump would have believed a claim of voter fraud involving aliens.
Graham, who was a staunch Trump ally in the Senate, made the statement after a long-running court dispute over whether he should appear himself, after making phone calls to Georgia election officials amid the recall effort. Graham’s lawyers invoked the ‘Speech and Debate’ clause of the Constitution to protect him from testimony, but the Supreme Court upheld the lower court subpoena, with limitations.
The newspaper’s look at the grand jury also revealed that two jurors said as many as 10 people invoked their Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination and refused to answer questions.
The foreman of the jury said that former Trump national security adviser Mike Flynn, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows declined to answer some or most of the questions. The prosecutors.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began the investigation in 2021 following news of Trump’s leaked recorded call to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, where Trump asked her to “find” 11,780 votes.
The news came on a day when Trump’s lawyer said he could face an indictment in New York.
Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis began her investigation after a leaked phone call from Trump to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.
Trump had made a series of voter fraud claims involving mass fraud, unsecured ballot boxes, moving ballot boxes inside polling places, claims of mail-in votes and unsecured drop boxes, while some of his key allies with whom he was in contact after the 2020 election voiced conspiracy theories about election software.
Graham chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee during Trump’s effort to overturn the election.
He had a long history with Trump, having himself sought the presidential nomination from the Republicans (Trump once read out his cell phone number at a campaign rally).
Graham gave a famous speech on the Senate floor on January 6 in which he said that he and Trump had “an incredible ride.” I hate that it ends this way. Oh my gosh, I hate him.
He then rejected Trump’s calls for Pence to annul certified electoral college votes.
‘So, Mike, Mr. Vice President, hang in there. They said we can count on Mike. We can all count on the vice president. You are going to do the right thing. You are going to do the constitutional thing,” he told Pence.