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Trump lawyer John Eastman takes Fifth before Georgia grand jury in election-interference probe

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John Eastman is accused of helping craft Trump's White House legal strategy to get then-Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the 2020 Electoral College voting. Eastman, 62, is the latest high-profile figure interviewed by the special grand jury. The investigation into whether Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to overturned the state's presidential election results began more than a year ago.
1 month ago·Atlanta, United States

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Lawyers: Eastman advised to plead the Fifth in Georgia probe

Lawyers for John Eastman say they advised their client to assert attorney-client privilege and invoke his constitutional right to remain silent when testifying before a special grand jury investigating possible election interference in Georgia

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA TodayUSA Today

Trump lawyer John Eastman refuses to answer questions from Georgia grand jury

John Eastman, the lawyer who developed Donald Trump's strategy to overturn the 2020 election, refused to answer questions from a Georgia grand jury.

1 month ago·United States
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Former Trump attorney John Eastman appears before Fulton County grand jury

John Eastman has appeared before the Fulton County grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn 2020 election in Georgia, according to a statement released Wednesday by his attorneys.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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Lawyers: Eastman advised to plead the Fifth in Georgia probe

Lawyers for John Eastman, a lead architect of some of Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election, said Wednesday they advised their client to assert attorney-client privilege and invoke his constitutional right to remain silent when testifying before a special grand jury investigating possible illegal election interference in Georgia.

1 month ago·United States
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Conservative Lawyer a Likely Target in Atlanta Trump Investigation, His Lawyer Says

John Eastman, who developed strategies to block certification of the 2020 election, appeared before a grand jury in Atlanta on Wednesday and invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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Trump lawyer John Eastman takes Fifth before Georgia grand jury in election-interference probe

A lawyer who had pushed to overturn the 2020 election loss of then-President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in refusing to answer questions during an appearance Wednesday before a grand jury in Georgia, his attorneys said.

1 month ago·United States
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