by Wendell Husebo at Breitbart
The Georgia Senate is set this week to authorize a subpoena-powered investigative committee to probe the alleged corruption of Fani Willis, Fulton County’s district attorney, Breitbart News exclusively learned Monday.
The potential committee is significant because Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) refused to launch a criminal investigation into Willis last week, citing the need for a currently non-operational oversight committee to open the probe.
The proposed Georgia Senate committee could hold subpoena power as soon as later this week to “secure the attendance of witnesses or the production of documents and materials” related to Willis, according to a resolution put forth by Georgia state Sen. Greg Dolezal (R-Forsyth). The committee, the only type of its kind in the state of Georgia, would comprise nine senators, only three of whom would be Democrats.
“The Georgia legislature has a responsibility to hold public officials accountable,” Georgia Lieutenant Governor Burt Jones exclusively told Breitbart News. “Recent reports have been deeply troubling and I appreciate Sen. Dolezal’s leadership on this issue.”
The timeline for the creation of the committee appears imminent. Dolezal will introduce the resolution Monday. Then it will likely be assigned to the Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday. Upon approval from the Rules Committee, a Senate floor vote will be scheduled as soon as this week. If passed by the Senate, the Committee on Assignments will appoint the members.
Willis is accused of misconduct and corruption during her prosecution of former President Donald Trump. A court filing by Mike Roman, a political operative and co-defendant of Trump in the Georgia election case, leveled four explosive allegations in January about Willis’ conduct while prosecuting Trump.
The filing alleges the following:…