Former U.S. President Donald Trump has been charged with a set of criminal charges in the state of Georgia. A grand jury on 14th August 2023 issued an indictment accusing him of efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden. This is the fourth time Mr. Trump has been criminally charged this year. 

Eighteen others have also been indicted alongside Trump including former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former White House lawyer John Eastman and a former justice department official, Jeffrey Clark. 

The chargesheet, a 41-charge document, brought by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis refers to the defendants as a criminal organization and

accuses them of a number of crimes including racketeering and forgery.
Meanwhile, Mr Trump, who is currently the front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election, has denied any wrongdoing. He said the investigation by Willis, a Democrat, was politically motivated. He has already pleaded not guilty in the previous three criminal cases.
Earlier, Donald Trump was charged by federal prosecutors in Washington DC with conspiring to overturn the 2020 election. That charge sheet devoted significant time to the Trump team's activities in Georgia. This investigation launched by Ms Willis in February 2021, focuses specifically on Georgi

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