ATLANTA — A new court filing shows that Rudy Giuliani has been ordered to testify before a special grand jury looking into possible election tampering in the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
According to the court documents, Giuliani failed to appear at a July 13 hearing in New York to fight a subpoena. A judge ordered that Giuliani must now testify in front of the grand jury on August 9.
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Giuliani is one of several close allies of former President Donald Trump who were subpoenaed earlier this month.
A certificate directed at Giuliani references the fact that he was Trump’s personal attorney and testified about now-debunked instances of alleged voter fraud involving ballot boxes at State Farm Arena.
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Channel 2 was there in 2020 when Giuliana spent several hours speaking before state lawmakers and spreading false narratives and conspiracy theories about the “secret suitcases” and “corrupt” voting machines.
The grand jury subpoenaed Giuliani at the same time it subpoenaed U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and others who were at a December 2020 state Senate subcommittee hearing.
Last week, a judge ordered Graham to testify, declaring him a “necessary witness” to the investigation. Graham is fighting the subpoena.
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