Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference June 7, 2022, in New York. The Georgia investigation into potential criminal interference in the 2020 election is heating up. Prosecutors are trying to force allies and advisers of former President Donald Trump to come to Atlanta to testify before a special grand jury.

Former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani testified in the Fulton Co. special grand jury today. Giuliani appeared in the State Capitol in December of 2020 to promote a false narrative regarding election integrity.

Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File

The panel: 

Charles Bullock, professor of political science, University of Georgia

Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Rick Dent, vice president, Matrix Communications

Tanya Washington, @AskProfW, professor of law, Georgia State University


The breakdown

1. Rudy Giuliani is scheduled to testify in Fulton probe. 

2. U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney loses her seat in Wyoming. 


LISTEN: Dr. Charles Bullock suggests topics the Fulton County special grand jury may question Rudy Giuliani on.


3. Rep. Jody Hice falsely claims evidence was planted at Mar-a-Lago. 

  • Hice made the false claim on conservative outlet Newsmax.
  • Hice and many of Trump's Georgia allies have railed against the FBI search of his Florida home. 

LISTEN: Rick Dent says that Republicans will question the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago until they think it may hurt them politically.

4. $270 million has been spent in advertisement airtime in Georgia.

  • Per The Jolt, Rick Dent estimates that a whopping $207 million has been spent on the race for U.S. Senate.

    • Herschel Walker's campaign has raised around $90 million, shy of Raphael Warnock's $117 million.
  • Stacey Abrams has raised $38 million, while Governor Kemp's reelection campaign has spent about $24 million.


Thursday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Rep. Buddy Darden joins the panel.