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Burt Jones Hits Back at 'Sickening' Investigation Targeting Him

Georgia Lieutenant Governor Burt Jones on Monday hit back at a special prosecutor's probe that is targeting his role in former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in the state.

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Jones, a Republican, is one of several Georgia Republicans who have been subpoenaed by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who is investigating whether Trump and his allies engaged in any criminal activity in their efforts to pressure Georgia officials to overturn the election results.

Jones has denied any wrongdoing, and he has accused Willis of being politically motivated. He has also filed a lawsuit to challenge the subpoena, arguing that it is an unconstitutional fishing expedition.

In a statement, Jones said, "This is a sickening abuse of power by Fani Willis. She is using her position as district attorney to target her political enemies. I have done nothing wrong, and I will not be intimidated."

He continued, "I am confident that I will be cleared of any wrongdoing, and I will hold Fani Willis accountable for her political witch hunt."

The investigation by Willis is ongoing, and it is unclear what charges, if any, she will ultimately bring. However, the probe has already cast a shadow over Georgia politics, and it is likely to be a major issue in the upcoming midterm elections.

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