WABE's Week In Review: Fulton's DA calls for Special Grand Jury in Trump probe
The Georgia district attorney investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others attempted to interfere with the 2020 election in the state has asked for a special grand jury for the probe.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says several witnesses have refused to voluntarily cooperate with the investigation. At the center of the investigation is a phone call Trump made to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking him to “find 11,780 votes” that would allow Trump to win the state.
Med students study climate change as a health issue
It’s the culmination of several years of student-led efforts to ensure Emory’s future doctors learn about the growing health impacts of a warming planet, because climate change doesn’t just bring hotter weather and more extreme storms. It also makes many health issues worse — issues doctors need to recognize and treat.
Also in this episode:
—Martha Dalton reported on the University System Georgia automatically categorizing employees as “smokers” through its healthcare benefits system, unless workers opt-out. The move could be costing unsuspecting employees thousands of dollars.