Rudy Giuliani to testify before grand jury on Wednesday in Georgia election interference investigation

WASHINGTON – Rudy Giuliani is expected to testify in a criminal investigation before a grand jury in Atlanta on Wednesday Possible 2020 election interferencea few days after informed that he is the “target” of the investigation,

Giuliani, Trump’s former personal lawyer and former New York City mayor, was ordered by a judge last week to appear in person before the special grand jury handling the case. Testimony will take place behind closed doors.

Lawyer Robert Costello told NBC News that Giuliani’s lawyers were told Monday that he was the “target” of the investigation. Initially, as part of their efforts to force Giuliani’s testimony, Georgia prosecutors told New York courts that Giuliani was only a physical witness.

The grand jury, convened by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, summons issued as a physical witness as part of the investigation into what Giuliani alleged in early July.coordinated effort To illegally alter the result of the 2020 elections. The summons alleged that Giuliani, at a legislative hearing in Georgia, claimed there had been “extensive voter fraud” in the state.

initially a judge Giuliani ordered to testify After failing to appear at a July 13 hearing to challenge the summons. Asked Tuesday whether Giuliani would still appear before the grand jury, Costello told NBC News: “We’ll be there.”

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