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Trump Fake Voter Federal Investigation Spreads to Multiple States

AT one FBI agents asked a prominent Georgia Republican if he had spoken directly to with Trump.

“They are just asked who spoke to me. If a anyone from Trump campaign was in touch with to me. Giuliani spoke to me? Trump talking to me? Patrick Gartland said. who was set to be an elector, but refused out. He told how two FBI agents visited him home in Marietta, Georgia, a few weeks ago.

This month, investigators requested answers from Gartland and others associated with the Republican Party. in Georgia and in Michigan – both in FBI interview and in grand jury summons for documents and statements. Investigators are looking into whether Trump was campaign played role in performance of false electoral cards, according to people applied to the Ministry of Justice.

The Aggressiveness of the Federal Investigation in battlefield of states around voters issue not previously reported. The Department of Justice indicted hundreds of of rioters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 and in In recent months, investigators have expanded their scope of work, seeking to information about people in more circles with political connections.

Document Search in Georgia

Summons issued to Gartland and others in Georgia seeks connections with “any member employee or agent of Donald J. Trump or whatever organization protection in service of re-election 2020 of Donald J. Trump, including him official campaign.

Summons to court also search for any messages with more than two dozen named Trump campaign Georgia officials, attorneys, and electors. CNN reported Wednesday that a recent subpoena involving alternative voters required a connection. with Trump Attorney Rudy Giuliani, Trump campaign lawyer Justin Clark, right-wing lawyer John Eastman and others.

Question hanging over Republican Party of Georgia and Trump campaign was whether voters were making fake lists to fraudulently cancel Biden’s election. win in Electoral College, or if they thought they were representing alternative lists in trump court case challenges were successful. No court has allowed Trump to cancel the election results.

representative for Trump did not respond to a request for comment.

Not one was accused with a crime in connection with alternative shales of voters. representative for US Attorney office in Washington, D.C., which is overseeing the Justice Department’s Jan. 6 investigation, declined to comment.

BUT special grand jury in Fulton County in Georgia also investigates Trump’s attempts to cancel the 2020 election, including fake voters. This is separate from the federal investigation.

Federal subpoenas were sent to Republicans with generality: people who we set to be voters for Trump in 2020 but ultimately supported out.

Gartland was a state voter until he became board official in 2020 and stepped down from the work of the voter, because it is possible conflict of interest. The FBI asked Gartland about this episode.

He told the FBI that he had no direct contact. with anyone in Trump campaign. “But hey, I’m nobody,” he joked. in Interview with CNN.

FBI agents have also colloquial with Jason Shepherd, other former Republican Party of Georgia party official several times this month, asking if he had conversations with Trump campaign officials after the election.

Gartland asked Shepard to take his place as an elector, but Shepherd ended up not serving. in in role. He said he got a subpoena too for documents dating back until October 1, 2020 and testify before federal grand jury this month.

“They asked about campaign and slate in Georgia, trying to understand out what could i have access and was involved in it,” Shepard told CNN.

Shepard said he didn’t have paperwork to turn in. over but urged federal investigators to subpoena another state. party officials. He said the voters who actually served, perhaps thought they were helping the Trump administration and the Republican Party.

“The devil really must be in little things and details,” Shepard said.

Three other Georgia Republican Party voters supported out of list until January 6th last year — in in addition to Shepherd and Gartland. They either didn’t respond to CNN inquiries or declined to comment.

Shepard wasn’t asked specifically about the connection. with Trump, he said, adding that he would have nothing to report anyway.

FBI interview in Michigan

In Michigan, federal investigators targeted Republicans who had similar roles in from 2020 to share information about organization of Trump voter says.

Gerald Wall, longtime Republican official in rural northern Michigan, said about two weeks ago, he arrived home find two men in black suits outside of his garage.

According to him, one of them was an FBI agent, the other from the National Archives. “Instead of of standing in garage, I invited them to house”Wall said.

Federal agents spoke to Wall for about 45 minutes asking him about the voter list for Trump in Michigan in 2020, which was submitted to the federal government despite Biden’s victory.

Wall, it’s 85 now says he battled a severe coronavirus during the 2020 election, making it impossible for him at that time to be an elector. Another member of the Republican Party replaced him as an elector.

“I had nothing to do with signing of affidavit,” Wall told CNN. on Friday. Investigators, he said,just ask me how I felt about it. I said yes there were violations in Michigan.”

Before leaving, the agents served Wall with a subpoena. for his grand jury testimony, he said. But he told them he couldn’t go that far and he had nothing to do. share. “I told them in my shape I’m not going to Washington,” Wall said.

This title and story Was updated with additional reporting on Friday.

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