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Divided We Stand

Divided We Stand
New book about the 2020 election.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

"The Enterprise"

Our most recent book, Divided We Stand, looks at the 2020 election and Trump's disregard for law.

The Georgia indictment:

Defendant Donald John Trump lost the United States presidential election held on November 3,2020. One of the states he lost was Georgia . Trump and the other Defendants charged in this Indictment refused to accept that Trump lost,and they knowingly and willfully joined a conspiracy to unlawfully change the outcome of the election in favor of Trump .That conspiracy contained a common plan and purpose to commit two or more acts of racketeering activity in Fulton County, Georgia, elsewhere in the State of Georgia, and in other states .


At all times relevant to this Count of the Indictment ,the Defendants , as well as others not named as defendants , unlawfully conspired and endeavored to conduct and participate in a criminal enterprise in Fulton County , Georgia ,and elsewhere . Defendants Donald John Trump, Rudolph William Louis Giuliani, John Charles Eastman, Mark Randall Meadows, Kenneth JohnChesebro, Jeffrey Bossert Clark , Jenna Lynn Ellis, Ray Stallings Smith III, Robert David Cheeley, Michael A. Roman, David James Shafer , Shawn Micah Tresher Still, Stephen Cliffgard Lee,Harrison William Prescott Floyd, Trevian C. Kutti, Sidney Katherine Powell, Cathleen Alston Latham, Scott Graham Hall, Misty Hampton,unindicted co-conspirators Individual 1 through Individual 30 , and others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, constituted a criminal organization whose members and associates engaged invarious related criminal activities including, but not limited to,false statements and writings, impersonating a public officer, forgery, filing false documents, influencing witnesses, computer theft, computer trespass, computer invasion of privacy, conspiracy to defraud the state, acts involving theft, and perjury. 

This criminal organization constituted an enterprise as that term is defined in O.C.G.A. § 16-14-3(3), that is,a group of individuals associated in fact.The Defendants and other members and associates ofthe enterprise had connections and relationships with one another and with the enterprise.The enterprise constituted an ongoing organization whose members and associates functioned as a continuing unit for a common purpose of achievingthe objectives of the enterprise.The enterprise operated in Fulton County,Georgia, elsewhere in the State ofGeorgia, in other states, including,but not limited to, Arizona, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin,and in the District of Columbia.The enterprise operated for a period of time sufficient to permit its members and associates to pursue its objectives.