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Video shows Georgia official leading Trump operatives into polling place ahead of voting machine breach


REVEALED: A Moment Georgia election official led pro-Trump officers into a polling place before a voting machine was breached in the fallout from the 2020 election

  • Video shows Georgia election official taking two men to election office
  • Scott Hall and Paul Maggio previously said they accessed voting machines, court documents show, but did so with their permission
  • They did so at the request of Trump’s lawyer, Sidney Powell
  • CNN and the Washington Post obtained the surveillance video

Security camera footage shows a Georgia election official, who is being investigated for posing as a fake voter for Donald Trump, leading two pro-Trump agents into a county election office on same day last year that a voting machine was breached.

Details of the video emerged on Tuesday.

And it shines a light on efforts by lawyers linked to Trump to find evidence of fraud in the 2020 election, often with the help of local officials.

The offense in Georgia is already being investigated by the Georgia Bureau Investigation and may be part of a larger criminal investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney.

The two agents seen in the video, Scott Hall and Paul Maggio, have previously admitted to accessing a voting machine at the request of Sidney Powell, a lawyer who played a leading role in Trump’s bid to quash the vote. election, according to CNN.

The video shows them being escorted to the Coffee County Elections Office on January 7, 2021 by local GOP chairwoman Cathy Latham.

CNN and the Washington Post have obtained video of a Georgia election official, who is being investigated for posing as a fake voter for Donald Trump, leading two pro-Trump agents into an election office in the county on the same day last year that a voting machine was breached

Video shows Georgia official leading Trump operatives into polling place ahead of voting machine breach

The two men seen in the video said they managed to gain access to a voting machine in Coffee County under the guidance of Trump attorney Sidney Powell, seen above.

Latham testified that she spent the day teaching at the school before making only a brief visit to the elections office, according to The Washington Post, which also obtained the video.

However, emails, text messages and testimonials suggest she communicated directly with the county supervisor of elections to get into the office.

A text message apparently shows Latham coordinating the arrival of a team “led by Paul Maggio” who traveled to Coffee County at Powell’s request.

Then, three days after the breach, Latham asked the supervisor, “Are you all done with the scanner?”

She later testified that she didn’t know what Hall was doing in Coffee County, according to court documents.

But when asked about her text messages, she pleaded for the Fifth Amendment.

Maggio did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.

Sullivan Strickler, the data company he works for, said he was told by lawyers “to contact county election officials for access to certain data” in Georgia and also “directed by lawyers to distribute this data to some people.”

Video shows Georgia official leading Trump operatives into polling place ahead of voting machine breach

The video sheds new light on efforts by lawyers linked to Donald Trump to find evidence of fraud in the 2020 election, often with the help of local officials.

Other court documents show the company was hired by Powell.

David Cross, a lawyer representing election integrity groups, told CNN the video showed how Latham had a bigger role with Sullivan Strickler than she let on.

“We can see her escorting the team into the office that morning, for example,” he told CNN.

“And she is an important link to the effort to create a list of Georgian voters who allegedly wrongly voted for Trump in the 2020 election, which now appears to be under grand jury investigation in the county. of Fulton.”

Latham did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.

Hall, a Fulton County Republican observer, also did not respond.

The Washington Post obtained a video from January last year showing two agents from the security firm Cyber ​​Ninjas visiting the elections office twice, and one of them returning five times alone.

They are the subject of another investigation in Michigan.

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