Georgia Prosecutors Put Ex VP Mike Pence on Witness List

Former Vice President Mike Pence has been formerly listed as a witness prosecutors may call to testify in what has been referred to in the media as “the Georgia election subversion case” against former President Donald Trump.  “Multiple sources familiar with court documents” have affirmed this addition to the prosecutor’s witness list.

Background data discloses that Pence has “appeared before a federal grand jury as part of special counsel Jack Smith’s probe into Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.” However, reporting indicates that prosecutors have “not been considered Pence to be a major part of criminal proceedings in Georgia.”

Insight into the prosecutors’ motivation to call Pence as a witness may be derived from a comment attributed to Pence made at the National Conference of State Legislatures. Pence made the statement after Trump was indicted in August. “Despite what the former president and his allies have said for now more than two and a half years and continue to insist … the Georgia election was not stolen, and I had no right to overturn the election on January 6.”

Reporting asserts the allegation that the “former vice president was publicly pressured by then-President Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election results during the federal certification of votes on January 6, 2021.”

“Witness lists submitted by Fulton County prosecutors have not been made public and remain tightly held.” However, sources told CNN that the most recent version of the witness list, which was produced by prosecutors just days ago, included upward of 150 names and included Pence.

Reporting speculates that “Pence could become a key witness as one of the few one-time Republican allies of the former president to strongly rebuke Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud in the Peach State.”

D & B Staff

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