The New York Times reports:
A grand jury in Atlanta spent hours hearing evidence Monday as prosecutors began laying out their investigation of Donald J. Trump and some of his former advisers, whose efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 election could result in a criminal indictment — the fourth against the former president.
The proceedings stretched into the evening, with the judge overseeing the grand jury keeping his courtroom open after the normal close of business so jurors could hear additional testimony.
For two and a half years, prosecutors in Fulton County, Ga., have been investigating whether Mr. Trump and his allies broke state laws in their bid to keep him in power. Nearly 20 people are known to have been told that they could face charges as a result of the investigation.
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Former Republican Lt. Governor of Georgia Jeff Duncan moments ago after exiting the Fulton County Courthouse:
“Donald Trump was the worst candidate ever, in the history of our party … and now we are going to have to pivot from there.”
— Republicans against Trump (@RpsAgainstTrump) August 14, 2023
“The presiding judge, Robert McBurney, just appeared briefly and told the deputies in his Fulton County courtroom that ‘we need to keep this courtroom and this courthouse open’ beyond the usual closing time.” https://t.co/1n9BHRW18m
— Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) August 14, 2023
Fulton County Judge Robert McBurney, the presiding judge overseeing the grand jury that’s currently hearing the Trump case, told reporters in his courtroom that he’s expecting to stay for about one more hour tonight. The grand jury is still meeting.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) August 14, 2023