Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp contacted by Justice Department special counsel in 2020 election probe

July 25, 2023

Washington CNN —Justice Department special counsel Jack Smith’s team has contacted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, whom former President Donald Trump pressured to overturn the 2020 election, a Kemp official told CNN. Smith’s team contacted Kemp’s office this week, according to a person familiar with the outreach. Trump pushed Kemp to overturn the 2020 presidential election result in Georgia after he narrowly lost the state to Democrat Joe Biden. It’s a lot bigger than the Republican Party,” Kemp told CNN earlier this week.