Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina will challenge a grand jury subpoena seeking his testimony as part of an investigation into possible criminal interference in Georgia’s 2020 election by former President Donald Trump and his allies, the lawmaker’s attorneys said Wednesday,
Fulton County, Georgia, investigators have told them that Graham, an ally of Trump’s, is “neither a subject nor target of the investigation, simply a witness,” his attorneys said.
They claimed that if the subpoena for Graham is upheld, it will erode the constitutional balance of power and affect his ability to do his job as a member of Congress.
“This is all politics. Fulton County is engaged in a fishing expedition and working in concert with the January 6 Committee in Washington,” Graham’s lawyers, Bart Daniel and Matt Austin, said in a statement.
Former President Trump laid into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Sunday after Senate Democrats passed their long-awaited health care, tax and climate package. “Mitch McConnell got played like a fiddle with the vote today by the Senate Democrats,” Trump wrote on Truth Social. “First he gave them the fake Infrastructure Bill, then Guns,…