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Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis Subpoenaed by House Judiciary Committee

Investigation into Alleged Misappropriation and Misconduct

The House Judiciary Committee, under the leadership of Chairman Jim Jordan, has issued a subpoena to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis. The subpoena is regarding her alleged misuse of federal funds and her handling of indictments against former President Donald Trump. This step is a component of an extensive investigation targeting the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office (FCDAO).

Insistence on Transparency

According to official sources, the committee’s first request for documents from FCDAO was made on August 24, 2023. Additional requests were made on September 27 and December 5, 2023. The lack of willing compliance from FCDAO led to the eventual issuance of a subpoena. This legal order demands complete, unredacted documents and communications related to the FCDAO’s acquisition and use of federal funds. Priority is given to any allegations of misuse, especially those involving various Department of Justice programs.

Claims of Federal Funds Misuse

The primary instigator for the ongoing investigation is the insinuation that Willis improperly used federal funds, meant to aid at-risk youth. This includes a $488,000 federal grant, which, as per whistleblowers, was spent on unrelated expenses. Certain employees have allegedly faced retaliation for trying to halt the misuse of these grant funds. Despite these claims, Willis maintains her innocence, defending her use of the federal funds and declaring her grant programs are satisfactory and meet the Department of Justice requirements.

Formation of Bipartisan Investigatory Committee

In connection with these developments, Georgia’s Republican Lieutenant Governor, Burt Jones, has announced the establishment of a new bipartisan investigatory committee possessing the power to issue subpoenas. This committee’s objective will be to delve into Willis’ actions, scrutinize her affiliations, primarily with Nathan Wade, and examine any potential misuse of taxpayer money. Willis has also faced backlash for what some believe to be politically motivated actions against former President Trump.

Elijah Muhammad