Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap is a reporter at the Georgia Recorder, part of the nonprofit States Newsroom that includes the Florida Phoenix. Dunlap has covered government and politics for news outlets in Georgia and Tennessee for the past decade. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis.

Judge rules Trump’s 2020 Georgia racketeering case and 16 others severed from October trial

By: - September 15, 2023

A Fulton County judge ruled Thursday that 17 defendants, including former President Donald Trump, will be tried separately from co-defendants Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro, who are scheduled to go on trial on Oct. 23 for allegedly trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee noted in […]

Judge rejects Meadows’ bid to move Georgia 2020 election racketeering case to federal court

By: - September 10, 2023

Donald Trump’s former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows suffered a legal setback Friday afternoon when a federal judge ordered that his Fulton County election interference case remain in state court. U.S. District Court Steve Jones’ decision to reject Meadows’ attempt to thwart the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office sweeping racketeering and conspiracy case could signal […]

Fulton grand jury recommended charges against Perdue and Loeffler in 2020 election case

By: - September 8, 2023

A Fulton County special grand jury recommended that prosecutors file criminal charges against former Georgia U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Sen. Lindsey Graham in the sweeping 2020 presidential election interference case. The grand jury report released Friday reveals that the panel believed that the three U.S. senators and Michael Flynn, a former […]

Fulton 19 DA predicts four-month trial, 150 witnesses. Judge rejects co-defendant severance

By: - September 7, 2023

Two defendants charged in the Fulton County 2020 election interference racketeering case are set to go to trial on Oct. 23 after a judge on Wednesday denied their request to have their cases tried separately. At the end of a 75-minute hearing on Wednesday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee ordered that defendants Sidney […]

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

By: - September 1, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in which a […]

One for the books as Trump and rest of Fulton 19 enter Georgia justice system over 2020 election

By: , and - August 26, 2023

At the end of a historic week at the Fulton County jailhouse, the criminal case against former President Donald Trump and his 18 allies also accused of subverting Georgia’s 2020 presidential election is just beginning. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis charged Trump and the rest of the group – which includes lawyers, former federal […]

Who’s who among the fake electors, conspirators indicted in Fulton DA’s 2020 election probe

By: - August 16, 2023

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says she’s aiming to start a trial against Donald Trump and his allies within six months of a grand jury’s Monday indictment on charges of a multi-state criminal conspiracy to overturn the former president’s narrow defeat to Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Trump, several members of legal […]

Fulton grand jury indicts Trump, members of his inner circle

By: and - August 15, 2023

This story was updated at 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.  Former President Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle were indicted Monday in Fulton County’s sweeping investigation into 2020 election interference. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis held a press conference late Monday night to briefly discuss the grand jury’s felony conspiracy […]

Fulton indictment in 2020 Georgia election probe could increase polarization going into 2024

By: - August 8, 2023

Georgia’s capital city is poised to once again be a major player in Donald Trump’s political aspirations with likely criminal indictments looming in the coming days related to 2020 election interference. Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is upping its security presence around the downtown Atlanta courthouse through Aug. 18 as District Attorney Fani Willis is expected […]

Rudy Giuliani concedes he made false statements about two Fulton election workers mishandling ballots

By: - July 27, 2023

Former President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani admitted this week to making false statements against two Fulton County poll workers who came under the dogged attack of election deniers in the aftermath of Georgia’s 2020 election. Giuliani acknowledged in a U.S. District Court filing on Tuesday he did not object to a judge finding […]

Fulton County DA Willis rebuts Trump’s efforts to remove her from 2020 election probe

By: - May 17, 2023

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is rebuking Donald Trump’s attorneys’ claims that she should be dismissed from an investigation into his interference in the 2020 presidential election due to alleged political bias and a tainted investigation. The Democratic district attorney filed a 24-page response on Monday to the former Republican president’s motion for her […]

Judge to release partial Fulton grand jury report on Trump allies’ 2020 election interference

By: - February 14, 2023

The first details of a Fulton County special grand jury’s report on attempts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to interfere in Georgia’s 2020 presidential election are set to be released to the public Thursday. Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney said in a court order on Monday that he will unseal three sections of the […]