A special Georgia grand jury looking into former President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday subpoenaed U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and six others to testify next week. Among those also subpoenaed were attorneys Rudy Giuliani and John Eastman, both advisers to Trump.
The grand jury reportedly seeks to discuss at least two telephone calls Graham made in January 2020 with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his staff about the election results. Graham’s office, which routinely and frequently power-publishes news releases and comments, did not immediately respond to requests for comment, according to multiple news outlets. As of this morning, no update has been made on his Twitter feed since July 4. More: Roll Call, WCBD TV, The State, The Post and Courier, The Washington Post, The New York Times
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Experts weigh in on S.C. rental, housing markets. South Carolina could see a spike in home rentals as the state’s hot housing market continues to cool, some industry experts say. More: The State
S.C. House to meet to discuss abortion ban this week. S.C. House legislators will have their first hearing on a potential abortion ban this week. The meeting is expected to attract nearly 100 attendees to a Statehouse meeting room. More: The Post and Courier, The State, FITSNews
Charleston Fire Dept. to host free car seat checks today. Charleston Fire Department is hosting a free car seat check event today, with staff and local first responders conducting inspections at the RiverDogs stadium. WCBD TV
Troopers investigate deadly crash involving North Charleston officer. A North Charleston Police officer responding to a reported shooting on Tuesday collided with another vehicle , killing the driver, according to state troopers. More: WCSC TV, WCBD TV
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