A federal judge on Monday rejected an attempt by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to avoid testifying in the Georgia grand jury probe of former President Donald Trump’s alleged interference in the 2020 election.
In a 22-page opinion, U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May said: “The Court finds that the District Attorney has shown extraordinary circumstances and a special need for Senator Graham’s testimony on issues relating to alleged attempts to influence or disrupt the lawful administration of Georgia’s 2022 elections.”
According to Politico, May’s opinion sends the matter back to state courts for further proceedings.
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