Even as Donald Trump prepares to dial up his campaign to take back the White House, the former US president’s political and personal fate may already have been decided by the secret workings of a grand jury in Georgia. Fulton superior court approved the appointment of the special grand jury last year at Willis’s request. When the numbers stacked up against the president in Georgia, Trump knew where to turn. We won very substantially in Georgia,” Trump said on the call. If Willis decides to press ahead with the case, she will need to convene a regular grand jury which has the authority to hand down indictments.