Former President Donald Trump and 18 others have been indicted by a grand jury in Georgia on criminal charges stemming from Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’s long-running investigation into their attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in that state.
Speaking before midnight ET on Monday after the indictment was unsealed, Willis said the defendants have until noon on Friday, Aug. 25, to surrender.
Trump has been charged with 13 counts — including a charge of violating Georgia's RICO Act, or Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations.
It’s the fourth indictment in five months for Trump, the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican nomination.
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• A Georgia grand jury indicted former President Donald Trump and a slew of his allies Monday night stemming from Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis's investigation into their efforts to overturn the 2020 election in the state.
• The indictment lists 41 felony counts, including violation of the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, or RICO, Act; false statements and writings; conspiracy to commit impersonating a public officer; and influencing witnesses, among others.
• Trump was charged along with 18 co-defendants, including former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, attorneys Rudy Giuliani, Jenna Ellis and Sidney Powell and former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark.
• Speaking at a press conference in Atlanta late Monday, Willis said that all 19 people charges have until Aug. 25 at noon ET to voluntarily surrender.