Giuliani testifies in front of Georgia special grand jury investigating 2020 election

Rudy Giuliani testified Wednesday before a special grand jury in Georgia that is investigating claims Giuliani and former President Donald Trump tried to change election results in the state.
1:50 | 08/18/22

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Transcript for Giuliani testifies in front of Georgia special grand jury investigating 2020 election
WE'LL SEE, THIS IS THE FIRST TEST. ERIELLE, THANK YOU. >>> NOW TO THE OTHER MAJOR HEADLINE TODAY, RUDY GIULIANI UNDER OATH BEFORE A SPECIAL GRAND JURY IN ATLANTA. PROSECUTORS HAVE TOLD THE MAN ONCE KNOWN AS AMERICA'S MAYOR THAT HE IS THE TARGET OF THEIR CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO POTENTIAL CRIMINAL MEDDLING IN THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA. SO, ABC'S STEVE OSUNSAMI TONIGHT AT THE FULTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN GEORGIA. >> MR. GIULIANI, WHEN YOU MET WITH GEORGIA LAWMAKERS, DID YOU LIE TO THEM? >> Reporter: THIS WAS NOT A TRIP TO GEORGIA -- >> WE WILL NOT TALK ABOUT THIS UNTIL IT'S OVER. >> Reporter: -- THAT RUDY GIULIANI WANTED TO MAKE. THE MAN THEY ONCE CALLED AMERICA'S MAYOR HAS DEFINED HIS REPUTATION THESE LAST FEW YEARS WITH LIES ABOUT THE 2020 ELECTION, WAS PUT UNDER OATH TODAY IN THIS GEORGIA COURTHOUSE, WHERE HE'S THE ONE WHO'S SUSPECTED OF TRYING TO HELP STEAL THE VOTE. HE WAS CALLED HERE BY A SPECIAL GRAND JURY INVESTIGATING CLAIMS THAT FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS FRIENDS TRIED TO CHANGE THE ELECTION RESULTS IN GEORGIA, SO THAT TRUMP COULD WIN. AND THERE'S TAPE. WHILE TESTIFYING BEFORE STATE LAWMAKERS, GIULIANI MADE FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT ELECTION FRAUD, INCLUDING COMMENTS THAT DIDN'T SIT WELL WITH BLACK ELECTION WORKERS. >> THEY LOOK LIKE THEY'RE PASSING OUT DOPE, NOT JUST BALLOTS. AND IT IS QUITE CLEAR THEY'RE STEALING VOTES. >> Reporter: HE FAMOUSLY CLAIMED THAT THIS VIDEO SHOWED FULTON COUNTY ELECTION WORKERS PRODUCING SUITCASES OF ILLEGAL BALLOTS, CHARGES THAT WERE INVEST GLAT ED AND PROVEN FAL BY STATE REPUBLICANS. THOSE SAME ELECTION WORKERS TOLD THE JANUARY 6th COMMITTEE THAT PEOPLE STARTED THREATENING TO KILL THEM. THIS INVESTIGATION HERE COULD STRETCH FOR MONTHS AND WILL LEAD TO A REPORT. IT WOULD TAKE ANOTHER GRAND JURY TO DECIDE IF ANYONE FACES CHARGES. U.S. SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM HAS BEEN CALLED TO APPEAR, BUT HE'S FIGHTING IT. THE GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA HAS ALSO BEEN CALLED TO APPEAR, BUT HE'S FIGHTING IT, TOO. AND THEN, THERE'S THE PERSON AT THE CENTER OF THIS. THE FORMER PRESIDENT, WHO COULD ALSO BE CALLED. DAVID? >> STEVE OSUNSAMI LIVE IN GEORGIA TONIGHT.

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