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Trump charged in Georgia 2020 election probe, his fourth indictment

On Aug. 14, former president Donald Trump was criminally charged in Georgia with 13 counts in connection with efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 election. (Video: The Washington Post)
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ATLANTA — Former president Donald Trump and 18 others were criminally charged in Georgia in connection with efforts to overturn Joe Biden’s 2020 victory in the state, according to an indictment made public late Monday night.

Trump was charged with 13 counts, including violating the state’s racketeering act, soliciting a public officer to violate their oath, conspiring to impersonate a public officer, conspiring to commit forgery in the first degree and conspiring to file false documents.

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