Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C) legal team on Wednesday said he will challenge the subpoena from Fulton County, Ga., investigators probing former President Trump’s interference in the 2020 election in the county, calling the investigation “all politics” and a “fishing expedition.”
Attorneys Bart Daniel and Matt Austin said in a statement their client was “neither a subject nor target of the investigation, simply a witness” and said they expect to “prevail” in the legal challenge.
“Fulton County is engaged in a fishing expedition and working in concert with the January 6 Committee in Washington,” the attorneys said of the House panel investigating the rioting at the U.S. Capitol last year. “Any information from an interview or deposition with Senator Graham would immediately be shared with the January 6 Committee.”
The Fulton County grand jury on Monday subpoenaed Graham as well as Trump allies Rudy Giuliani and John Eastman.
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