In recent days, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has seen the historic criminal conspiracy case she brought against Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump and his allies take a dramatic turn of the tables.
Conservative attorney John Eastman, who pushed a plan to keep Donald Trump in power, has turned himself in to authorities on charges in the Georgia case alleging an illegal plot to overturn the then-president's 2020 election loss.
Attorney John Eastman was a key player in Donald Trump's legal efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The State Bar of California is now seeking to revoke Eastman's law license.
A federal judge says former President Donald Trump signed legal documents after the 2020 election that included voter fraud claims he knew were inaccurate. U.S. District Court Judge David Carter specifically cited claims from Trump's attorneys that Fulton County in Georgia had improperly counted more than 10,000 votes of dead people, felons and unregistered voters. Those false allegations were part of a filing that Trump's legal team made in Georgia state court on Dec. 4, 2021.
The former law professor's name came up a number or times during the Jan. 6 investigation committee's hearing on Trump's pressure to get his vice president to overturn the 2020 election.
Ginni Thomas said she would "look forward" to talking to the committee after reports surfaced that she communicated with a lawyer who pressured Mike Pence to reject the election results.