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Raffensperger appears in front of election probe grand jury

Georgia’s top elections official appeared Thursday before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Trump and others illegally tried to meddle in the 2020 election in Georgia.

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger spent five hours at the Fulton County courthouse and it’s unclear whether his testimony concluded Thursday or if he will be called back. The special grand jury will not issue indictments, but is meant to further the investigation and make recommendations to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who will then decide whether to seek an indictment from a regular grand jury.

It’s not clear exactly what charges Willis could choose to pursue against Trump or anyone else.