Fulton County DA says decisions to charge in Georgia 2020 election case are 'imminent'
The decision is "imminent" on whether to bring charges in the case against former President Donald Trump and his allies.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis on Tuesday said that the decision is "imminent" on whether to bring charges in the case against former President Donald Trump and his allies for trying to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.
Willis, a Democrat, cautioned the court at a hearing in Atlanta against immediately releasing the special grand jury report.
"Decisions are imminent," Willis told Judge Robert McBurney, according to CNN. "We want to make sure that everyone is treated fairly, and we think for future defendants to be treated fairly it's not appropriate at this time to have this report released."
The special grand jury dissolved earlier this month. A special jury in Georgia is unable to issue indictments but can recommend for Willis to pursue charges, which would then be brought in front of a normal grand jury for indictments.
Willis said the special grand jury heard from 75 witnesses, ranging from Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani.
A media coalition, including CNN, is seeking for the jury's full report to be published.
"We believe the report should be released now and in its entirety. And that approach is consistent with the way the American judicial system operates," Tom Clyde, an attorney representing the media outlets, stated.