The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports:
Several Republican lawmakers are seeking ways to sanction Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis after she brought criminal charges against former President Donald Trump and 18 allies. Trump backers are going after Willis using a new state law approved by Gov. Brian Kemp that creates a state commission with power to sanction or oust prosecutors found to be neglecting their duties or responsible for an array of other violations.
State Sen. Clint Dixon said Monday that he would file a complaint against Willis in October when the Prosecuting Attorneys Qualifications Commission begins its proceedings, saying the indictments were sparked by Willis’ “unabashed goal to become some sort of leftist celebrity.” This scenario is what a coalition of opponents, including Willis and Democratic leaders, warned about during debate over the legislation.
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Sen. Clint Dixon [photo], a freshman, first appeared here in 2021 when he led the “Unmask Georgia” movement against COVID mitigation protocols. His bill allowing students to defy school masking rules was passed in February 2022. Last week another Georgia state senator wrote Gov. Brian Kemp requesting a special session to defund Willis’ office.
Several Republican lawmakers are seeking ways to sanction Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis after she brought criminal charges against former President Donald Trump and 18 allies. #gapol https://t.co/4V9rzrQtgQ
— Greg Bluestein (@bluestein) August 21, 2023