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Lindsey Graham Loses Appeal to Halt Georgia Grand Jury Testimony

  • Senator must appear before panel investigating 2020 election
  • Court says he can be questioned about contacts with Trump camp
Senator Lindsey Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham

Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg
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A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Senator Lindsey Graham’s bid to avoid testifying before a Georgia grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his supporters violated the law in their efforts to undo Trump’s 2020 election loss the swing state.

Graham must appear before the panel but he can still try to refuse to answer certain questions he claims intrude on his legislative decision-making, a three-judge panel of the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals held in a six-page order.