Fani Willis’ Former Employee Joins Forces With Republicans

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( – Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is facing a significant hurdle in maintaining her role on the election interference case against former President Donald Trump, with new challenges emerging from the Department of Justice.

This development follows a report by the Washington Free Beacon earlier in the week, which highlighted that the DOJ discovered “inconsistencies” in how Willis managed a federal grant. This discovery was reportedly brought to light by a whistleblower whom Willis had dismissed two years earlier.

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, disclosed on Thursday that this former employee of Willis’s office is cooperating with their investigation into her alleged mishandling of federal funds. Jordan expressed gratitude towards the whistleblower for coming forward, noting that she is sharing information with both the press and the government. “Now the Department of Justice is looking into this. There are serious issues with Fani Willis and the questionable investigation she has been conducting on President Trump and others,” Jordan remarked during an interview with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network.

The DOJ’s concern centers around a $488,000 federal grant that Willis is accused of using inappropriately for promotional items, computers, and travel expenses. “In reviewing the award to address these concerns, we’ve identified discrepancies in what Fulton County has reported to the Federal Subaward Reporting System, and we’re collaborating with them to correct their reports,” a Justice Department spokesperson told the Washington Free Beacon.

Adding to the controversy, Trump co-defendant Harrison Floyd suggested that more whistleblowers might soon step forward, hinting at ongoing conversations with current employees. “Hearings are going to be explosive,” Floyd posted, although this claim remains unverified as of the latest updates.

These allegations contribute to a growing list of corruption claims against Willis. In a separate but related issue earlier in the year, Trump co-defendant Michael Roman accused Willis of providing substantial funds to special prosecutor Nathan Wade for his services, despite his lack of experience. Roman alleged that these funds were then used by Willis and Wade for extravagant vacations.

Trump’s defense team has argued that the personal and financial entanglements between Willis and Wade were sufficient grounds for their dismissal from the case. While Wade was eventually removed, Willis has retained her position.

This ongoing saga adds another layer to the complex legal battles following the indictment by a Fulton County grand jury in August, which charged Trump and 18 others with attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.

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