Fani Willis investigation blasted by Democratic state senator for distracting from expanding Medicaid

A Democratic Georgia state senator is complaining that Republicans’ investigations into Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis are distracting from other issues such as expanding Medicaid.

In an appearance on the Meidas Touch podcast, Georgia state Sen. Harold Jones argued that the lawmakers’ focus on Willis was a “waste of time” and risked jeopardizing an effort to expand access to Medicaid.

Georgia state Sen. Harold Jones II speaks against a bill to change Georgia voting laws during a debate Monday, March 8, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

“One of the major issues that are affecting the state of Georgia is that Georgia is only one of 10 states now that has not expanded Medicaid. We’re still trying to push that this year. And we’ve still got two weeks to do that left in our session,” Jones said. “And we’re actually trying to
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