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Disgraced former Gen. Michael Flynn will be forced to testify to the Georgia special grand jury in Fulton County examining whether there was election fraud on the part of the White House or Donald Trump campaign, an appeals court wrote Tuesday.
Flynn had fought the subpoena saying he wasn't a "necessary or material witness” and claimed that a Georgia court couldn't subpoena a Florida witness. As with Mark Meadows case in South Carolina, Flynn was told he must testify.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was another who fought the subpoena but was told he must testify.
Flynn also flopped attempting to claim that the case was a civil one not a criminal one and thus he shouldn't be compelled. That didn't work either.
Willis is seeking information about the infamous December 18, 2020, meeting at the White House with Sidney Powell, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and Donald Trump. The topic, according to the New York Times, was seizing voting machines and appointing Powell as a kind of special counsel to contest the 2020 election results.
Former impeachment lawyer Norm Eisen pointed to a brief from former prosecutors to the judges as being a cited in the decision to compel Flynn to testify.
The Appeals Court finished: "Appellant's Emergency Motion to Sta Order Compelling Testimony filed in case 2D22-3925 is denied as moot."
Mitch McConnell says Trump will have 'very hard time being sworn in' after anti-Constitution remarks
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) noted that former President Donald Trump would have a "very hard time being sworn in" for a second term if he wants to terminate the U.S. Constitution.
At a press conference on Tuesday, McConnell addressed Trump's call for a "termination" of parts of the Constitution.
"Anyone seeking the presidency who thinks that the Constitution could somehow be suspended or not followed, it seems to me would have a very hard time being sworn in as president of the United States," McConnell stated.
Watch the video clip below.
Donald Trump's niece, Mary Trump, is looking to restart her lawsuit which accuses the former president of cheating her out of the family fortune, Bloomberg reports.
The lawsuit was dismissed last month when a judge ruled that she had “unambiguously” waived her right to sue by signing a 2001 family settlement agreement to cash out her inheritance. But in her motion this Monday, Mary Trump argued that she signed the agreement under duress.
"A release from claims is only valid under New York law if it was 'fairly and knowingly made,' Mary Trump’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, argued in the filing. The Trump family settlement, on the other hand, was achieved through coercion, she said, including threats to swamp Mary Trump with tax payments she couldn’t afford and discontinue health insurance for her nephew," Bloomberg's report states. "The former president and his siblings, Maryanne Trump Barry and the late Robert Trump, 'placed young Mary in profoundly unfair circumstances, not only by threatening to bankrupt her' but also 'by terminating the health insurance that was literally keeping her newborn nephew alive in an intensive care unit,' Kaplan said in the brief."
As Bloomberg points out, Mary Trump has been a consistent critic of her uncle, writing a 2020 tell-all book titled "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man." She has also admitted providing information to the New York Times for a 2018 report on Donald Trump’s finances.
Read the full report over at Bloomberg.