(TheRedWire.com) – On Wednesday, the mugshot of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was released following his surrender to an Atlanta jail in connection to his recent indictment over his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in Georgia.
The indictment was announced last week by a Fulton County grand jury that convicted him and 18 others, including former President Donald Trump. The investigation which led to the indictment was conducted by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who argues that the defendants had been part of a conspiracy to overturn the election and subvert voter’s will by stating that Trump and not Joe Biden had won the state election in November 2020.
Giuliani is accused of leading many efforts to overturn the results in the state by compelling Georgia lawmakers and attempting to illegally appoint fake electoral college electors who would lie about the election’s winner.
Several other defendants, including attorneys Jenna Ellis and Sidney Powell, also turned themselves in on Wednesday. Trump has announced that he would be turning himself in on Thursday.
Giuliani had the second-highest bond in this case, which was $150,000, while Trump’s was $200,000. He is facing charges of soliciting false testimony, requesting from state lawmakers to violate their oath, conspiring to create phony paperwork and false testimony.
Georgia was one of the states where Biden won over Trump by a small margin. Trump and his allies have repeatedly claimed without evidence that the election had been stolen and rigged against him.
BREAKING: Rudy Giuliani's mugshot released.
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