Trump again has problems with the US law enforcement system

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Trump again has problems with the US law enforcement system

The former US president and his 18 main associates were charged with attempts to distort the results of the 2020 presidential election, NBC reports.

As noted, the 41-count indictment includes Trump's former lawyer Rudy Giuliani, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former senior Justice Department official Jeffrey Clarke and other individuals. All of them are accused of violating Georgia's anti-racketeering and anti-corruption law.

The former US president has been charged with criminal racketeering and conspiracy.

The racketeering charge is punishable by imprisonment. imprisonment from 5 to 20 years, for conspiracy – from one year with a different maximum term of imprisonment.

“Trump and the other defendants refused to admit that Trump had lost, and they knowingly and intentionally joined the conspiracy to illegally change the election results in his favor,” the document says.

Yes, the investigation lasted two years. . It was conducted by Fulton County District Attorney Fanny Willis. According to him, warrants have been issued for the arrest of all the defendants, and each must voluntarily surrender by August 25.

In addition, the document mentions a phone call from Trump on January 2, 2021 to the head of the Georgia Election Commission, Secretary of State Brad to Raffensperger, when the former president called on him to “find” votes to outpace his opponent, and tampering with voter claims that Trump allegedly won in Georgia

"The falsified documents were intended to disrupt and delay a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021, in order to illegally to change the results of the presidential election on November 3, 2020 in favor of Donald Trump,” the indictment states.

In the past four and a half months, the former US president has been indicted for the fourth time.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich