Fani Willis suggests creation of Georgia prosecutorial oversight… – EVOL

Embattled Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis suggested on Monday that the creation of a new prosecutorial oversight panel in Georgia is racially motivated. 

“Georgia had never had a prosecutorial oversight committee,” Willis told MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, when asked about the state Senate’s special committee investigation.  

“All of a sudden, 14 minorities were elected to office to serve as district attorney,” she continued. “And now all of a sudden they need an oversight committee to look after district attorneys because they want to tell us how to prosecute and who to prosecute and where we should put our resources, as opposed to allowing the voters that put us in the seats to make those determinations.”

Willis also called House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) “illegitimate” during her interview with Rachel Maddow. MSNBC

The new disciplinary board, approved by the Republican-controlled state legislature earlier this year and signed into law by the GOP Gov. Brian Kemp in March, will have the power to discipline and remove prosecutors from cases in Georgia found to have engaged in misconduct.

Willis, who is currently under investigation by the Georgia state Senate over her use of taxpayer money during her relationship with former special



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