GOP lawmakers rally behind Trump after Georgia indictment

GOP lawmakers defended former President Donald Trump after he was indicted by a Georgia grand jury over his efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 election results — and accused Democrats of “arming” the federal government.

Trump, 76, and 18 of his key allies, including his attorney Rudy Giuliani and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, have been charged in a full-scale racketeering case – under a law normally associated with gangsters.

It’s the fourth indictment against Trump, but his Republican allies have been quick to endorse the 45th president.

“The judiciary should be blind, but Biden used the administration as a weapon against his leading political opponent to meddle in the 2024 election,” House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said. wrote on Xformerly Twitter.

“Now a radical prosecutor in Georgia is following Biden’s example by attacking President Trump and using it to fund her political career. “Americans are seeing through this desperate deception,” added McCarthy, the top lawmaker to issue a statement.

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy attacked President Biden, accusing him of weaponizing the federal government.

GOP conference chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) also spoke out strongly about Trump’s most recent impeachment in less than five months.

“This is another far-left renegade radical district attorney who is using his office as a weapon to target Joe Biden’s main political opponent, President Trump.” said Stefanik in a statement on the “Continued Partisan Witch Hunt”.

“President Trump had every legal right to contest the election results. This radical prosecution displayed such political bias against President Trump that a judge barred them from participating in the case,” she continued.

“This blatant far-left electoral interference is not going to work. President Trump will deny these false accusations and win back the White House in 2024.”

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) didn’t even wait for the impeachment to come out and came out swinging.

“I’m mad. I’m mad about it. Over and over and over again. If there are indictments tonight, it would be the fourth indictment against Donald Trump. That’s a shame,” Cruz told Fox News.

South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace said in a statement to Fox News Digital that “this is another sad prosecutor trying to make a career out of indicting Trump.” That’s all this is about,” referring to Fani Willis.

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) also chimed in, claiming the former commander in chief “didn’t do anything wrong!”

“Today’s indictment is just the latest political attack in the Democrats’ witch hunt against President Trump.” he wrote on X

Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins said in a statement that “electing Trump for a third term, putting him back in the White House and saving our country is Plan A,” adding, “I advise all Democrats… to pray for Plan A.”

Hours after the indictment, Trump said went to Truth Social Attack prosecutors in Georgia.

“So, the witch hunt continues! Nineteen people were reported tonight, including former President of the United States, myself, by a runaway and very corrupt district attorney who campaigned and raised money with the slogan “I’m going to get Trump,” he wrote.

“And what about the indictment documents that were released today, long before the grand jury even voted, and then quickly withdrawn? Sounds manipulated to me! Why didn’t they file charges 2.5 years ago? Because they wanted to do it in the middle of my political campaign. witch hunt!” he added.

In late March, Manhattan prosecutor Alvin Bragg indicted Trump on 34 counts of business fraud involving so-called hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels.

Then, in June and August, Special Counsel Jack Smith brought indictments against him twice in a matter of weeks — first for storing classified White House documents at his Mar-a-Lago, Fla Power to Stay by Biden.


JACLYN DIAZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JACLYN DIAZ joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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