WABE's Week In Review: Ga. Dems eye moving presidential primary, Fulton DA subpoenas Giuliani and others
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said this week that more subpoenas are coming in her investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Willis told NBC News she expects the special grand jury will compel more Trump allies to testify, and she didn’t rule out subpoenaing Trump himself.
The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is trying to compel U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and other members of Trump's campaign to testify before a special grand jury.https://t.co/EEYsmvgEce— WABE News (@wabenews) July 5, 2022
Movin’ on up… the primary, possibly
The Georgia Votes 2022 podcast team takes a deeper dive into state Democrats calling for Georgia to be one of the first in the nation to vote in the presidential primary.
Georgia’s coastal marshes help absorb floodwaters from storms, provide habitat for all sorts of critters and birds, and they also store carbon dioxide — keeping it out of the atmosphere.
Returning home to shape the future…
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is working to get more involved in the management of Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp. The swamp is part of their ancestral lands from before they were forced out of Georgia to Oklahoma.
Also in this episode…
— Jess Mador has more on a study showing maternal mortality rates could increase in Georgia (where they are already among the nation’s highest) if new, stricter abortion laws are implemented post-Roe.
— Emily Wu Pearson hears from local advocates and those impacted by an immigration case before a federal circuit court that could change the lives of thousands of Georgians.