On August 17, 2023, Georgia State Senator Colton Moore launched the process to call for an emergency session of the state legislature to review Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ actions.
In the last two years, Willis’ office carried out an investigation into alleged attempts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to change the results of the 2020 presidential election. This investigation culminated in the indictment of 18 individuals, most prominent of them being Trump and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Moore’s letter has made waves in conservative grassroots circles. However, establishment Republicans in the Georgia legislature have been dragging their feet. For example, Georgia’s House Speaker Jon Burns has criticized attempts to defund Willis’ office claiming that it