No details yet, but Georgia grand jury returns indictment in 2020 election probe

A grand jury in Atlanta submitted its findings related to the 2020 election interference probe affecting former President Trump to a Georgia judge, but details have yet to be released.

Context: The findings come as a result of an ongoing investigation into Trump and his allies’ attempts to overturn the 2020 election results.
* If indicted, this would be Trump’s fourth indictment in as many months.
* Trump has recently pleaded not guilty to federal charges stating he conspired to overturn the 2020 election.

Trump’s stance: The former U.S. president, who maintains a leading position for the Republican presidential nomination despite potential indictments, has labeled these investigations as politically driven “witch hunts”.
* Trump criticized the Fulton County Democratic district attorney, Fani Willis, even before any charges were announced.

Awaiting Details: While the Fulton County clerk’s office has plans to post the indictment, it is still unclear when this will occur.
* These grand jury findings were given less than two weeks after Trump pleaded not guilty to his federal charges.

Note About Trump: Donald Trump is the first ex-U.S. president to be charged with a crime.
* He faces both federal and New York City charges for allegedly mishandling government secrets and orchestrating a hush money payment to an adult film actress, respectively.

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