In April, Ali Alexander, the organizer of the prominent “Stop the Steal,” said he With his own grand jury summonsOrganized a pro-Trump rally in post-election Washington, including Mr. Trump’s burning event near the White House on January 6, and sought records of those who spoke or provided security.
Alexander’s subpoena may also have helped plan or carry out the rally, or of the government or legislature that attempted to “interfere, influence, obstruct, or delay” the recognition of the 2020 presidential election. Asked for a record of the members.
Rumors emerged last week that the same grand jury sitting in Washington recently issued a different set of subpoenas. Request information about the role played by a group of lawyers close to Mr. Trump Joseph R. Biden, Jr. may have played in a plan to create an alternative slate for Protrump voters in the winning major swing states.
The lawyers listed on the subpoena included Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani. Jenna Ellis, Who worked with Giuliani; John Eastman, one of the former president’s chief legal counsel during the post-election period.When Kenneth CesebroI wrote a memo explaining the details of the plan.
These subpoenas also requested information about members of the Trump campaign, who may be involved in the alternative election system, and Georgia Republican executives who participated in it, including Georgia Republican Chairman David Schaefer.
Mr. Navarro’s subpoena was issued by another grand jury, with his own explanation.
In a draft proceeding he said he intends to file, he argues that only Mr. Trump can be allowed to testify to him. He asked the judge to instruct Mr. Graves, a US lawyer in Washington, to negotiate with Mr. Trump about his appearance. Mr. Navarro cites Mr. Trump’s exercise of executive privilege on materials related to the attack on the Houses of Parliament.
“The executive privilege summoned by President Trump is neither mine nor abandoned by Joe Biden,” Navarro wrote. “Rather, like the Commission, US lawyers have a constitutional and due process obligation to negotiate my appearance.”