Supreme Court rejects Sen. Lindsey Graham's bid to avoid testifying in Georgia election probe
The Supreme Court has rejected Sen. Lindsey Graham's wholesale bid to block a subpoena for testimony before a Georgia grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn 2020 election results in that state.
An unsigned statement appended to the order, however, made clear that Graham does not need to answer questions about conduct protected by the Constitution's Speech or Debate Clause. The senator contends that his communications regarding the 2020 election results in Georgia were protected "informal investigative fact-finding" related to legislative activity.
"The lower courts assumed that the informal investigative...