Giuliani appears before Georgia grand jury for six hours in election probe

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ATLANTA — Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday appeared before a Georgia special grand jury for six hours as part of a criminal probe into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

He left the courthouse about 3 p.m. One of his attorneys, Bill Thomas, declined to offer details of Giuliani’s appearance citing grand jury secrecy rules. “We were ordered to be here. We showed up,” Thomas told reporters outside the courthouse.

The former New York mayor, who was informed Monday that he is a target of the investigation, is the highest-profile member of Donald Trump’s inner circle to appear before grand jurors.

He moved past a crowd of reporters to enter the courthouse about 8:30 a.m., accompanied by his lawyer, Robert Costello. His expected testimony marks a victory for Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis (D), who has faced challenges in recent weeks as her office has worked to hear under oath from elected public officials and other Trump allies.

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This article was written by Matthew Brown and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com