Trump election lawyer John Eastman appeared earlier than a Georgia grand jury on Wednesday for the crime of asking state legislatures to nominate Trump electors after Election Day.
Earlier this yr John Eastman stated the state legislatures have the authority to interchange electors as a result of fraudulent outcomes throughout an interview with Steve Bannon.
Eastman instructed Steve Bannon: “We can point to Section 2 of Title 3 of the United States Code that says when a state has had an election and has failed to make a choice on the day that was prescribed by law, meaning the choice that was made, the assumption is it was fraudulently given because of the illegal votes, the electors can be made on a subsequent date in such manner as the legislature in some state may direct.”
Radical Fulton County District Legal professional Fani Willis focused Eastman and different Trump allies for daring to talk out in opposition to Democrat voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Eastman’s attorneys stated their consumer pleaded the Fifth and asserted attorney-client privilege.
“In his appearance before the Fulton County Special Grand Jury, we advised our client John Eastman to assert attorney client privilege and the constitutional right to remain silent where appropriate. Out of respect for grand jury secrecy we will not disclose the substance of the questions or testimony. We wish to thank the grand jurors for their service.” Eastman’s attorneys stated in a statement.
“By all indications, the District Attorney’s Office has set itself on an unprecedented path of criminalizing controversial or disfavored legal theories, possibly in hopes that the federal government will follow its lead.” the attorneys, Charles Burnham and Harvey Silvergate wrote.
“Criminalization of unpopular legal theories is against every American tradition and would have ended the careers of John Adams, Ruth Ginsburg, Thurgood Marshall and many other now-celebrated American lawyers. We ask all interested observers of any political persuasion to join us in decrying this troubling development.” the attorneys added.
Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton blasted the Fulton County DA for harassing John Eastman.
Who’s working Georgia and permitting this political abuse of the regulation to focus on Trump and different Individuals for “wrongthink”? https://t.co/f3MT6iv1tY
— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) August 31, 2022
The January 6 Committee despatched the feds after Trump lawyer John Eastman as a result of he dared to take motion in opposition to the Democrats and their large election fraud operation in 2020.
Trump’s election lawyer John Eastman stated the FBI searched and seized his telephone in June, in accordance with a brand new court docket submitting.
Eastman filed a federal lawsuit in New Mexico in June and requested a decide to order the feds to return his property and block the January 6 investigators from accessing his telephone.
In response to the court docket submitting, John Eastman was exiting a restaurant together with his spouse and buddy when FBI brokers ambushed him and “forced” him to unlock his telephone.
The federal brokers then took Eastman’s iPhone 12 Professional.
Tucker Carlson Interviews Conservative Lawyer John Eastman To Focus on The Democrats’ January sixth Witch-Hunt & The FBI Seizing His Cellphone With out Exhibiting Him A Warrant pic.twitter.com/Ei1ZY3IzpX
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) June 28, 2022