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Georgia Governor Kemp Rejects Greene's Call for Criminal Investigation into Fulton County DA Willis

Atlanta, January 18, 2024


Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) has dismissed Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-GA) request to criminally investigate Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis for corruption. In an exclusive statement to Breitbart News on Thursday, Kemp urged Greene to refer her complaint to the state's oversight committee, arguing that they have the appropriate mechanisms to handle county prosecutors' disciplinary actions.





Greene had filed a complaint last week against Willis and her top prosecutor, Nathan Wade, seeking the dismissal of charges against former President Donald Trump. Kemp's decision not to act on Greene's request implies that Willis may continue her involvement in the 2024 presidential election by prosecuting Trump.


Kemp, who recently faced criticism for vacationing in Davos with global elites, acknowledged the seriousness of the allegations against Willis. A spokesperson for the governor stated that the allegations are "deeply troubling," and evidence should be presented quickly to maintain confidence in the state's legal system.

"These allegations are deeply troubling, and evidence should be presented quickly," the spokesperson emphasized. "Georgians must have confidence in our legal system and its procedures, and these allegations — in addition to the lack of direct response from District Attorney Willis — jeopardize that confidence."


Republicans and allies close to Trump criticized Kemp's decision to avoid conflict, with some expressing frustration. Republican operative Mike Davis, close to Trump's world, called Kemp's response "bullshit" and pointed out that the governor has the statutory power to order a criminal investigation.


Allegations of an "improper" relationship between Nathan Wade and Fani Willis have also surfaced. It is reported that Willis and Wade met with the Biden administration before indicting Trump in August, raising questions about potential coordination between the White House and the Trump prosecution.


Kemp's dismissal of Greene's complaint has infuriated conservatives, who argue that time is of the essence, as Willis's prosecution is allegedly depleting Trump and his co-defendants' resources. The oversight committee, which operates like a disciplinary commission, has the power to remove county prosecutors from public office, but concerns have been raised about the committee's potentially slow-moving process. The developments surrounding this controversy are closely monitored, given the potential implications for both Georgia's legal system and the 2024 presidential election.

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